• Short Summary

    Item showing first stage of Victoria Line underground in operation. London.

  • Description

    No title - First stage of London's Victoria Line underground in operation.

    Low shot between rails looking up at new Victoria Line train. M/S train at the depot. C/U panel showing driver with finger on the button, pan up to driver. C/U of TV monitor screen enabling driver to see rear of train and platform. Low M/S train approaching camera in tunnel. Reverse angle shot of train driving away from camera. Travelling shot through tunnel. C/U dials on controls showing 25 m.p.h. C/U driver in cab. M/S passengers in train.

    C/U plan of route in carriage showing part still under construction. M/S train arriving at Seven Sisters station. Camera pans to carriages as train stops. C/U name 'Seven Sisters', pan down to show girl sitting by murals on the wall which are individual to each station. C/U mural of trees. M/S train leaving Seven Sisters. C/U as it leaves the station. Travelling shot from driver's cab going through tunnel. Train approaches another station under construction and comes to a halt.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:46:00 / 01:16:04:00

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