• Short Summary

    A look at stage two of New Victoria Line. London.

  • Description

    No title - Stage two of New Victoria Line. London.

    Travelling shot from cab of underground train on new Victoria Line coming into station from darkness to light. M/S from the platform of station showing the train arriving. C/U notice board on platform, "First Train to Walthamstow". C/U TV monitor on platform which shows train coming to a halt at platform. Interior M/S of the nerve centre control at Cobourg Street, near Euston, showing men sitting at control panels.

    C/U men sitting at control panel. He presses switch which changes picture on TV monitor. C/U hand pressing switch on control panel. C/U TV monitor which shows a railway platform, then quickly changes to another angle. Interior M/S booking hall showing the new ticket barriers. Man walks towards barrier and places ticket in. C/U ticket being accepted. M/S passenger passing through turnstile at ticket barrier.

    M/S another passenger arriving at ticket barrier and places his case on a special rack, then picks it up after he passes his ticket in barrier. M/S train showing doors closing. C/U front of train as it goes forward on its journey. Interior M/S new carriage. C/U driver in cab speeding through tunnel. M/S shot of rails in front of train as it is travelling forward.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2085.17
    Media URN:
    57012
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:37:00 / 01:38:38:00
    Canister:
    68/98

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