• Short Summary

    The world's fastest train is the 'Silver Jubilee' express capable of 112 miles per hour.

  • Description

    No title, paperwork reads - World's fastest train.

    Location unknown.

    M/S of the 'Silver Jubilee' express train in a station, people walk past it. Various shots as it sets off and gathers speed, it is capable of doing 112 mph. Various shots as it rides along the track. Various shots of countryside from the window. M/S of the track. M/S as it passes through a station. M/S of wheels passing the camera.

    Note: this item was originally part of 'News in a Nutshell'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    841.06
    Media URN:
    12069
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:36:00 / 01:09:14:00
    Canister:
    35/78

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The trial run seen here took place on 27 September 1935.

    The station shown at the outset of the clip is King's Cross Station in London,

    The train is pulled by the A4 Pacific locomotive "Silver Link".

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