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Clip 1 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT GRAPHIC))

Centenary of the "iron road". 1925 B/W Footage ENGLAND: Durham, Stockton and Darlington EXT Thousands cheer the pageant of railway history at Stockton and Darlington. Very young Queen Mother and husband attending the celebrations and being shown exhibits. Various shots of steam engines and floats. Selection of very old steam engines seen running...

Centenary of the "iron road". 1925 B/W Footage ENGLAND: Durham, Stockton and Darlington EXT Thousands cheer the pageant of railway history at Stockton and Darlington. Very young Queen Mother and husband attending the celebrations and being shown exhibits. Various shots of steam engines and floats. Selection of very old steam engines seen running

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Clip 2 of 59 (Copyright: EMPIRE NEWS NEWSREEL (REUTERS))

The Ljungstrom turbo condensing engine 1926 B/W Footage ENGLAND: EXT The Ljungstrom turbo condensing engine, a Swedish invention but designed and built in the UK, is put on show by the LMS...

The Ljungstrom turbo condensing engine 1926 B/W Footage ENGLAND: EXT The Ljungstrom turbo condensing engine, a Swedish invention but designed and built in the UK, is put on show by the LMS

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Clip 3 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT GRAPHIC))

An electric train running on Southern Region 1926 B/W footage ENGLAND: EXT Electric train pulling into virtually deserted railway station. Train towards camera and past. Train going out of station then along track with driver's point of view along route. (Good shots showing how railways have changed.) Driver in cabin and driver's point of view of train arriving at and leaving various stations...

An electric train running on Southern Region 1926 B/W footage ENGLAND: EXT Electric train pulling into virtually deserted railway station. Train towards camera and past. Train going out of station then along track with driver's point of view along route. (Good shots showing how railways have changed.) Driver in cabin and driver's point of view of train arriving at and leaving various stations

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Clip 4 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT GRAPHIC))

Christening miniature railway - Belle Vue 1928 B/W footage ENGLAND: Kent; Hythe EXT Miniature train pulling out towards camera and past. Train with passengers in tiny carriages. Man operating signals for the train. Passengers getting out of carriages...

Christening miniature railway - Belle Vue 1928 B/W footage ENGLAND: Kent; Hythe EXT Miniature train pulling out towards camera and past. Train with passengers in tiny carriages. Man operating signals for the train. Passengers getting out of carriages

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Clip 5 of 59 (Copyright: BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWSREEL (REUTERS))

L.N.E.R men learning to operate new signalling system 1934 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Safety first! On the 'Line' ENGLAND: Signalmen attending lecture on special rail carriage new safety features and automatic signals including scale model of track signal system. Instructor showing signal lever lock, automatic signal light. model engine passing and working points....

L.N.E.R men learning to operate new signalling system 1934 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Safety first! On the 'Line' ENGLAND: Signalmen attending lecture on special rail carriage new safety features and automatic signals including scale model of track signal system. Instructor showing signal lever lock, automatic signal light. model engine passing and working points.

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Clip 6 of 59 (Copyright: BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWSREEL (REUTERS))

Noiseless pneumatic motor train on display 1935 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: On air, on iron! Pneumantic-tyred railcar makes bow ENGLAND: London EXT Train travelling, including driver in drivers cabin, wheels, passengers in seats and drivers point of view of train passing through station. Long view of train over camera....

Noiseless pneumatic motor train on display 1935 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: On air, on iron! Pneumantic-tyred railcar makes bow ENGLAND: London EXT Train travelling, including driver in drivers cabin, wheels, passengers in seats and drivers point of view of train passing through station. Long view of train over camera.

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Clip 7 of 59 (Copyright: BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWSREEL (REUTERS))

Cheltenham Flyer on 500th run / Test of US speedster SLATE INFORMATION: Britain's Star Passenger Train completes 500th run to London 1934/35 B/W footage ENGLAND: Swindon EXT AIR VIEW of train and train towards camera and past. USA: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia: Streamlined electric train along track. Interiors of train. Monoplane seen through window. AIR VIEW train along track. Tracks retreating from back of train....

Cheltenham Flyer on 500th run / Test of US speedster SLATE INFORMATION: Britain's Star Passenger Train completes 500th run to London 1934/35 B/W footage ENGLAND: Swindon EXT AIR VIEW of train and train towards camera and past. USA: Pennsylvania: Philadelphia: Streamlined electric train along track. Interiors of train. Monoplane seen through window. AIR VIEW train along track. Tracks retreating from back of train.

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Clip 8 of 59 (Copyright: BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWSREEL (REUTERS))

Four goods trains crash at King's Langley 1934/35 B/W footage ENGLAND: Hertfordshire: King's Langley: EXT Wreckage and workers at crash site. Good being hauled from carriage....

Four goods trains crash at King's Langley 1934/35 B/W footage ENGLAND: Hertfordshire: King's Langley: EXT Wreckage and workers at crash site. Good being hauled from carriage.

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Clip 9 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Restrictions: Muted for website playback only - if ordered, this video clip will include all original audio which may include music. Scottish Express crashes at Welwyn Garden City 1934/35 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Terrible Rail Disaster - Scottish Express wrecked ENGLAND: Hertfordshire: Welwyn Garden Station: AIR VIEW of wreck. Wreckage/rescue operations including nurses along, workers drilling into train, wrecked carriages being shunted....

Restrictions: Muted for website playback only - if ordered, this video clip will include all original audio which may include music. Scottish Express crashes at Welwyn Garden City 1934/35 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Terrible Rail Disaster - Scottish Express wrecked ENGLAND: Hertfordshire: Welwyn Garden Station: AIR VIEW of wreck. Wreckage/rescue operations including nurses along, workers drilling into train, wrecked carriages being shunted.

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Clip 10 of 59 (Copyright: BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWSREEL (REUTERS))

Unveiling of new streamlined engine 'Henry VII' 1935 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Express engine greets Spring with chic semi-streamlining ENGLAND: Wiltshire: Swindon: Steam engine on display on tracks, seen from different angles. Man working on engine. Engine along track at speed pulling carriages....

Unveiling of new streamlined engine 'Henry VII' 1935 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Express engine greets Spring with chic semi-streamlining ENGLAND: Wiltshire: Swindon: Steam engine on display on tracks, seen from different angles. Man working on engine. Engine along track at speed pulling carriages.

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Clip 11 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

'Silver Jubilee' breaks the world speed record London to Newcastle 1935 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: 112 mph by rail! Streamline train makes record for Britain ENGLAND: Steam train in station. Guarding blowing whistle. Train leaving station pulled by Streamlined Silver Link engine. AIR VIEW AERIALS of train and views of countryside from train window....

'Silver Jubilee' breaks the world speed record London to Newcastle 1935 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: 112 mph by rail! Streamline train makes record for Britain ENGLAND: Steam train in station. Guarding blowing whistle. Train leaving station pulled by Streamlined Silver Link engine. AIR VIEW AERIALS of train and views of countryside from train window.

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Clip 12 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Glass train on show at Doncaster 1937/38 B/W footage ENGLAND: Yorkshire: Doncaster: Mayor of Doncaster launching train with glass fittings and being given tour of train interior examples of exhibits on board. Woman putting on make-up in glass bathroom....

Glass train on show at Doncaster 1937/38 B/W footage ENGLAND: Yorkshire: Doncaster: Mayor of Doncaster launching train with glass fittings and being given tour of train interior examples of exhibits on board. Woman putting on make-up in glass bathroom.

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Clip 13 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Swanley rail disaster 1937 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Kent rail disaster ENGLAND: Kent: Swanley: EXT Wreckage and recovery operations as broken carriages lie on tracks...

Swanley rail disaster 1937 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Kent rail disaster ENGLAND: Kent: Swanley: EXT Wreckage and recovery operations as broken carriages lie on tracks

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Clip 14 of 59 (Copyright: BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWSREEL (REUTERS))

Evacuees at Waterloo Station 1939 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Waterloo Station: Children with luggage along in station, queueing and boarding train and departing station....

Evacuees at Waterloo Station 1939 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Waterloo Station: Children with luggage along in station, queueing and boarding train and departing station.

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Clip 15 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Railway tracks being tested by experimental train 1946 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: The future and comfort of rail travel ENGLAND: Train along track. Engineers operating recording instruments in carriage and trail of whitewash being poured onto line. Printout showing reading of track irregularities. Train along tracks....

Railway tracks being tested by experimental train 1946 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: The future and comfort of rail travel ENGLAND: Train along track. Engineers operating recording instruments in carriage and trail of whitewash being poured onto line. Printout showing reading of track irregularities. Train along tracks.

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Clip 16 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Canadian snow plough train 1946/47 CANADA: Vancouver: EXT Snow plough train powering through massive drifts blocking the line and locals digging trains out. Man walking down track after plough has cut through drifts....

Canadian snow plough train 1946/47 CANADA: Vancouver: EXT Snow plough train powering through massive drifts blocking the line and locals digging trains out. Man walking down track after plough has cut through drifts.

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Clip 17 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Red Arrow train crash 1946 B/W footage USA: Pennsylvania: EXT AIR VIEW of accident site. Wreckage of train seen in deep gully....

Red Arrow train crash 1946 B/W footage USA: Pennsylvania: EXT AIR VIEW of accident site. Wreckage of train seen in deep gully.

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Clip 18 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Royal family farewells at Waterloo Station before South African tour 1946/47 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Royal cars along mall through waving crowds then arriving at Waterloo Station. Royal train 'Lord Nelson' at platform. Duke of Gloucester, Queen Mary and Princess Mary, the Princess Royal, boarding train. King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret from car. Clement Attlee (Prime Minister) and others bidding farewell to Royal party. Train pulling out as crowds cheer SOT...

Royal family farewells at Waterloo Station before South African tour 1946/47 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Royal cars along mall through waving crowds then arriving at Waterloo Station. Royal train 'Lord Nelson' at platform. Duke of Gloucester, Queen Mary and Princess Mary, the Princess Royal, boarding train. King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret from car. Clement Attlee (Prime Minister) and others bidding farewell to Royal party. Train pulling out as crowds cheer SOT

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Clip 19 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

'Devon Belle' train makes first run 1946/47 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Waterloo Station: Dignitaries shaking hands on platform. Man dressed as Sir Francis Drake (Sixteenth century maritime explorer) on platform. Guard blowing whistle. Exterior and interior of train including drivers cabin, pullman observation car, passengerse in carriage and passing train seen from window....

'Devon Belle' train makes first run 1946/47 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Waterloo Station: Dignitaries shaking hands on platform. Man dressed as Sir Francis Drake (Sixteenth century maritime explorer) on platform. Guard blowing whistle. Exterior and interior of train including drivers cabin, pullman observation car, passengerse in carriage and passing train seen from window.

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Clip 20 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

New US diesel train 1947 B/W footage USA: Train along track and passengers in luxurous interior, including eating lunch with view from splinter-proof glass windows and being served drinks in bar. Drivers in drivers cab communicating by radio telephone. Businessman on phone in saloon carriage....

New US diesel train 1947 B/W footage USA: Train along track and passengers in luxurous interior, including eating lunch with view from splinter-proof glass windows and being served drinks in bar. Drivers in drivers cab communicating by radio telephone. Businessman on phone in saloon carriage.

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Clip 21 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway birthday celebration 1947 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Smallest railway has a birthday ENGLAND: Kent: Crowds gathered at brithday celebrations for miniature railway, including train along track. Stan Laurel (Film star) and Oliver Hardy (Comedian) clowning for the crowd and waving from carriage. Inauguration train arriving at New Romney. Laurel and Hardy from train and performing opening ceremony for new railway extension with giant key....

Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway birthday celebration 1947 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Smallest railway has a birthday ENGLAND: Kent: Crowds gathered at brithday celebrations for miniature railway, including train along track. Stan Laurel (Film star) and Oliver Hardy (Comedian) clowning for the crowd and waving from carriage. Inauguration train arriving at New Romney. Laurel and Hardy from train and performing opening ceremony for new railway extension with giant key.

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Clip 22 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Demonstration of first UK mainline diesel train 1947 B/W footage ENGLAND: Buckinghamshire: Bletchley: General views and AIR VIEWS of train running pulled by LMS diesel locomotive named '10,000'....

Demonstration of first UK mainline diesel train 1947 B/W footage ENGLAND: Buckinghamshire: Bletchley: General views and AIR VIEWS of train running pulled by LMS diesel locomotive named '10,000'.

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Clip 23 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Old locomotives taken to London for Festival of Britain exhibition 1951 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Old locomotives make their way to London ENGLAND: London: Antique steam engines being transported by road through London streets including pioneering Agenoria locomotive. FRANCE: Paris: Victorian steam engine 'Buddicom' along track...

Old locomotives taken to London for Festival of Britain exhibition 1951 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: Old locomotives make their way to London ENGLAND: London: Antique steam engines being transported by road through London streets including pioneering Agenoria locomotive. FRANCE: Paris: Victorian steam engine 'Buddicom' along track

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Clip 24 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Princess Elizabeth visit to Swindon Loco works 1950 B/W footage ENGLAND: Wiltshire: Swindon: Princess Elizabeth touring the locomotive works at Swindon including watching engine being dedicated to her, locomotives being tested and driving 'Princess Elizabeth' engine....

Princess Elizabeth visit to Swindon Loco works 1950 B/W footage ENGLAND: Wiltshire: Swindon: Princess Elizabeth touring the locomotive works at Swindon including watching engine being dedicated to her, locomotives being tested and driving 'Princess Elizabeth' engine.

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Clip 25 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Driverless train demonstrated in New York 1955 B/W footage USA: New York: Robot train being brought into station by remote control and along track. General views of train exterior and interior including empty driver's cab....

Driverless train demonstrated in New York 1955 B/W footage USA: New York: Robot train being brought into station by remote control and along track. General views of train exterior and interior including empty driver's cab.

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Clip 26 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Tokyo monorail 1957 B/W footage JAPAN: Tokyo: Demonstration of new-type monorail train suspended from track....

Tokyo monorail 1957 B/W footage JAPAN: Tokyo: Demonstration of new-type monorail train suspended from track.

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Clip 27 of 59 (Copyright: REUTERS (GAUMONT BRITISH))

Signalman buys station 1958 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: He bought a station! ENGLAND: London: General railway footage. Alfred Barrett (British Rail signal operator) with family in sitting room in Hanwell Buckinghamshire: Little Kimble: Unstaffed derelict station building. Train stopping at halt. Alfred Barrett (Owner of Little Kimble station) interview and demonstrating how he will convert station to home. Mrs Barrett (Wife of Alfred) interview. Mrs Barrett and Jean Barrett (Daughter) looking at field. Alfred Barrett interview SOT....

Signalman buys station 1958 B/W footage SLATE INFORMATION: He bought a station! ENGLAND: London: General railway footage. Alfred Barrett (British Rail signal operator) with family in sitting room in Hanwell Buckinghamshire: Little Kimble: Unstaffed derelict station building. Train stopping at halt. Alfred Barrett (Owner of Little Kimble station) interview and demonstrating how he will convert station to home. Mrs Barrett (Wife of Alfred) interview. Mrs Barrett and Jean Barrett (Daughter) looking at field. Alfred Barrett interview SOT.

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Clip 28 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

New method for communicating between stations TX 28.2.1956 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Station-master feeding telegram into machine and message being received by remote telegraph operator, communicating between St Pancras Station and Broad Street....

New method for communicating between stations TX 28.2.1956 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Station-master feeding telegram into machine and message being received by remote telegraph operator, communicating between St Pancras Station and Broad Street.

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Clip 29 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

New interiors for UK commuter trains TX 31.1.1957 B/W footage ENGLAND: General views of new train interiors including woman using train bathroom and passengers seated in compartment....

New interiors for UK commuter trains TX 31.1.1957 B/W footage ENGLAND: General views of new train interiors including woman using train bathroom and passengers seated in compartment.

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Clip 30 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Triple rail crash in Derbyshire TX 9.2.1957 B/W footage ENGLAND: Derbyshire: Wreckage at crash site including smoking remains of train locomotive and carriages on tracks, emergency services at scene and debris on snowy tracks....

Triple rail crash in Derbyshire TX 9.2.1957 B/W footage ENGLAND: Derbyshire: Wreckage at crash site including smoking remains of train locomotive and carriages on tracks, emergency services at scene and debris on snowy tracks.

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Clip 31 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Building the UK's first Main Line diesel train TX 4.6.1957 B/W footage ENGLAND: Railway workers building diesel engine and gathered around locomotive as D8000 leaves shed, including close up of 'British Railways' insignia on side of engine....

Building the UK's first Main Line diesel train TX 4.6.1957 B/W footage ENGLAND: Railway workers building diesel engine and gathered around locomotive as D8000 leaves shed, including close up of 'British Railways' insignia on side of engine.

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Clip 32 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Locomotive named after Chief Scout TX 16.7.1957 Scouts marching along platform. Lord Rowallan (Thomas Corbett, Chief Scout) chatting to boy scouts. Curtains drawing back to reveal new engine name 'Lord Rowallan'. Rowallan smiling from departing train as scouts wave. Scouts crowded around stationary loco....

Locomotive named after Chief Scout TX 16.7.1957 Scouts marching along platform. Lord Rowallan (Thomas Corbett, Chief Scout) chatting to boy scouts. Curtains drawing back to reveal new engine name 'Lord Rowallan'. Rowallan smiling from departing train as scouts wave. Scouts crowded around stationary loco.

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Clip 33 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Steam engine leaving Doncaster works TX 18.10.1957 B/W footage ENGLAND: Yorkshire: Doncaster: Steam train being built in engine shed including plate reading 'Built 1957 Donacaster'. Train along tracks from shed. Streamlined 1930s steam engine 'Mallard' along tracks....

Steam engine leaving Doncaster works TX 18.10.1957 B/W footage ENGLAND: Yorkshire: Doncaster: Steam train being built in engine shed including plate reading 'Built 1957 Donacaster'. Train along tracks from shed. Streamlined 1930s steam engine 'Mallard' along tracks.

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Clip 34 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

New British Rail passenger coaches TX 25.11.1957 B/W footage Demonstration of new passenger rolling stock including travellers seated in interior of new carriages and showing features sucha as reclining chairs, folding tables and window blinds....

New British Rail passenger coaches TX 25.11.1957 B/W footage Demonstration of new passenger rolling stock including travellers seated in interior of new carriages and showing features sucha as reclining chairs, folding tables and window blinds.

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Clip 35 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Lewisham rail disaster TX 4.12.1957 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Lewisham: St John's Station: NIGHT Firemen and rescue workers at scene of crash and exploring wreckage through fog and smoke. Kent County Council and LCC ambulances along. Rescue operation. Neville Clarke (Reporter) to camera. Vox pops helpers....

Lewisham rail disaster TX 4.12.1957 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Lewisham: St John's Station: NIGHT Firemen and rescue workers at scene of crash and exploring wreckage through fog and smoke. Kent County Council and LCC ambulances along. Rescue operation. Neville Clarke (Reporter) to camera. Vox pops helpers.

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Clip 36 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Railway bus TX 13.2.1958 B/W footage ENGLAND: 'Bus-style' railway carriage in station and general views of interior. Driver's cab point of view (pov) along track and passengers....

Railway bus TX 13.2.1958 B/W footage ENGLAND: 'Bus-style' railway carriage in station and general views of interior. Driver's cab point of view (pov) along track and passengers.

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Clip 37 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Last steam engine leaving Crewe works TX 15.12.1958 B/W footage ENGLAND: Cheshire: Crewe: Train shed filled with steam locomotives including Stephenson's 'Rocket' engine of 1829. Tom Consterdine (Mayor of Crew) boarding train as male spectators watch steam engine leaving sheds. Consterdine waving from train and along tracks....

Last steam engine leaving Crewe works TX 15.12.1958 B/W footage ENGLAND: Cheshire: Crewe: Train shed filled with steam locomotives including Stephenson's 'Rocket' engine of 1829. Tom Consterdine (Mayor of Crew) boarding train as male spectators watch steam engine leaving sheds. Consterdine waving from train and along tracks.

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Clip 38 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

New electric locomotive unveiled TX 29.12.1958 B/W footage ENGLAND: Electric locomotive on tracks and driver in cab. Trains in shed and on tracks including steam and diesel engines....

New electric locomotive unveiled TX 29.12.1958 B/W footage ENGLAND: Electric locomotive on tracks and driver in cab. Trains in shed and on tracks including steam and diesel engines.

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Clip 39 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Oldest steam train makes last run from London TX 29.1.1959 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: General view of Victoria Station. Passengers boarding steam train. People dressed in historical Victorian costume from car and along platform. Steam locomotive along track pulling heritage carriages....

Oldest steam train makes last run from London TX 29.1.1959 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: General view of Victoria Station. Passengers boarding steam train. People dressed in historical Victorian costume from car and along platform. Steam locomotive along track pulling heritage carriages.

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Clip 40 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Opening of new electric service between Hertfordshire and Essex TX 16.11.1960 B/W footage Dignitaries lining up next electric locomotive (marked 'Special') on platform for opening ceremony. View from driver's cabin window and track from driver's POV (point of view). Train arriving in station and driver being congratulated....

Opening of new electric service between Hertfordshire and Essex TX 16.11.1960 B/W footage Dignitaries lining up next electric locomotive (marked 'Special') on platform for opening ceremony. View from driver's cabin window and track from driver's POV (point of view). Train arriving in station and driver being congratulated.

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Clip 41 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Rail crash in Oldham TX 8.2.1961 B/W footage ENGLAND: Lancashire: Oldham: Train crashed into destroyed terraced houses and firemen and rescue workers at wreckage. Train winched from crash site....

Rail crash in Oldham TX 8.2.1961 B/W footage ENGLAND: Lancashire: Oldham: Train crashed into destroyed terraced houses and firemen and rescue workers at wreckage. Train winched from crash site.

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Clip 42 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

Steam train spotter TX 9.4.1961 B/W footage ENGLAND: Interview with George Tweedie (Transpotter who has seen every steam locomotive in the UK). Streamlined steam train along track exuding huge cloud of steam....

Steam train spotter TX 9.4.1961 B/W footage ENGLAND: Interview with George Tweedie (Transpotter who has seen every steam locomotive in the UK). Streamlined steam train along track exuding huge cloud of steam.

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Clip 43 of 59 (Copyright: ITN)

New British Rail train and uniform designs TX 26.2.1963 B/W footage BR staff wearing new uniforms chatting. Passengers boarding new-style carriages. Conductor wearing new uniform chatting to passengers. Female traveller reading menu in restaurant car. Staff and passengers in train and new features such as overhead lighting sliding doors and emergency alarm....

New British Rail train and uniform designs TX 26.2.1963 B/W footage BR staff wearing new uniforms chatting. Passengers boarding new-style carriages. Conductor wearing new uniform chatting to passengers. Female traveller reading menu in restaurant car. Staff and passengers in train and new features such as overhead lighting sliding doors and emergency alarm.

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Launch of Beeching Report TX 27.3.1963 B/W footage ENGLAND: Richard Beeching (Chairman of the British Transport Commission) posing with copy of his report 'The Reshaping of British Railways' into making the railways economical. Dr Beeching studio interview (with reporter Alastair Burnet) about suburban railways, redundancy of rail workers and potential hardship in country districts deprived of rail services. Ernest Marples (Transport Minister) interview about road strengthening. Sidney Greene (Chairman of the NUR National Union of Railwaymen) interview about job losses among railway workers....

Launch of Beeching Report TX 27.3.1963 B/W footage ENGLAND: Richard Beeching (Chairman of the British Transport Commission) posing with copy of his report 'The Reshaping of British Railways' into making the railways economical. Dr Beeching studio interview (with reporter Alastair Burnet) about suburban railways, redundancy of rail workers and potential hardship in country districts deprived of rail services. Ernest Marples (Transport Minister) interview about road strengthening. Sidney Greene (Chairman of the NUR National Union of Railwaymen) interview about job losses among railway workers.

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Directomat train information system launched TX 22.3.1965 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Waterloo Station: Demonstration of 'Directomat' information system including passengers operating machine and being given tickets containing directions....

Directomat train information system launched TX 22.3.1965 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Waterloo Station: Demonstration of 'Directomat' information system including passengers operating machine and being given tickets containing directions.

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Hither Green rail disaster TX 6.11.1967 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Hither Green: NIGHT Rescue workers at scene of train wreckage and passengers helped along and stretchered off scene. Carriages winched from site in heavy rain. Michael Nicholson (Reporter) to camera. Train debris scattered across track. Vox pops eyewitnesses. Lewisham Hospital: DAY General view of hospital. Miss R Bell (Matron) interview and views of ward. Miss Kemp (Injured in train crash) interview SOT. Dr Roberts interview SOT. Hither Green: Salvage operation on wrecked train. NIGHT David McKenna (General Manager of Southern Region) interview with Keith Hatfield (Reporter). DAY Clearup operation NIGHT Crowds and emergency services at crash site....

Hither Green rail disaster TX 6.11.1967 B/W footage ENGLAND: London: Hither Green: NIGHT Rescue workers at scene of train wreckage and passengers helped along and stretchered off scene. Carriages winched from site in heavy rain. Michael Nicholson (Reporter) to camera. Train debris scattered across track. Vox pops eyewitnesses. Lewisham Hospital: DAY General view of hospital. Miss R Bell (Matron) interview and views of ward. Miss Kemp (Injured in train crash) interview SOT. Dr Roberts interview SOT. Hither Green: Salvage operation on wrecked train. NIGHT David McKenna (General Manager of Southern Region) interview with Keith Hatfield (Reporter). DAY Clearup operation NIGHT Crowds and emergency services at crash site.

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Dart Valley Railway report TX 8.7.1972 ENGLAND: Devon: Dart Valley: Guard waving off Devon Belle heritage steam railway train and along track through countryside. Steam enthusiasts dancing at onboard ceilidh and at train bar. Michael Oliver (Reporter) to camera....

Dart Valley Railway report TX 8.7.1972 ENGLAND: Devon: Dart Valley: Guard waving off Devon Belle heritage steam railway train and along track through countryside. Steam enthusiasts dancing at onboard ceilidh and at train bar. Michael Oliver (Reporter) to camera.

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Test run of Hovertrain TX 7.2.1973 ENGLAND: Huntingdonshire: Erith: Demonstration of experimental hover train along concrete rail at speed. Michael McNair Wilson MP (Conservative: Walthamstow East) interview with Keith Hatfield (Reporter) about applications of technology for fast surface travel. Table-top model being demonstrated by Professor Eric Laithwaite (Imperial College). Hovertrain on track....

Test run of Hovertrain TX 7.2.1973 ENGLAND: Huntingdonshire: Erith: Demonstration of experimental hover train along concrete rail at speed. Michael McNair Wilson MP (Conservative: Walthamstow East) interview with Keith Hatfield (Reporter) about applications of technology for fast surface travel. Table-top model being demonstrated by Professor Eric Laithwaite (Imperial College). Hovertrain on track.

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Open-plan electric commuter train introduced TX 4.6.1973 ENGLAND: London: Streamlined commuter train along to platform at Waterloo Station and passengers through sliding doors. Interior of carriage. View of track from driver's cab. Trevor McDonald (Reporter) to camera from inside train. Railway official interview. Commuters on train during public test run. Reporter to camera....

Open-plan electric commuter train introduced TX 4.6.1973 ENGLAND: London: Streamlined commuter train along to platform at Waterloo Station and passengers through sliding doors. Interior of carriage. View of track from driver's cab. Trevor McDonald (Reporter) to camera from inside train. Railway official interview. Commuters on train during public test run. Reporter to camera.

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Kent and East Sussex Railway TX 3.2.1974 ENGLAND: Kent: Tenterden: Steam train into station on heritage railway line and families boarding train. General views of Tenterden Town Station. Train along track through countryside....

Kent and East Sussex Railway TX 3.2.1974 ENGLAND: Kent: Tenterden: Steam train into station on heritage railway line and families boarding train. General views of Tenterden Town Station. Train along track through countryside.

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Advanced Passenger Train TX 3.8.1975 ENGLAND: APT High-speed train along track in test run....

Advanced Passenger Train TX 3.8.1975 ENGLAND: APT High-speed train along track in test run.

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Intercity 125 launched TX 30.9.1976 ENGLAND: Highspeed intercity train along track. View of passing countryside from passenger window and drivers cab. Demonstration of emergency brake stop. Driver interview with Joan Thirkettle (Reporter). Passengers being served in restaurant car. Reporter to camera....

Intercity 125 launched TX 30.9.1976 ENGLAND: Highspeed intercity train along track. View of passing countryside from passenger window and drivers cab. Demonstration of emergency brake stop. Driver interview with Joan Thirkettle (Reporter). Passengers being served in restaurant car. Reporter to camera.

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Channel Tunnel train test run TX 20.6.1993 ENGLAND: Kent: French diesel locomotive hauling new european train (EuroStar) from tunnel. Driver from train and shaking hands with Malcolm Southgate (British Rail). Eurostar train on track. Nicholas Owen (Reporter) to camera. Malcolm Southgate interview SOT. Train being shunted along track....

Channel Tunnel train test run TX 20.6.1993 ENGLAND: Kent: French diesel locomotive hauling new european train (EuroStar) from tunnel. Driver from train and shaking hands with Malcolm Southgate (British Rail). Eurostar train on track. Nicholas Owen (Reporter) to camera. Malcolm Southgate interview SOT. Train being shunted along track.

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New Gatwick Express shadow rail franchise TX 11.10.1993 ENGLAND: London: Victoria Station: Passengers waiting for delayed trains.Train stationary outside station. Robert Mason (Managing Director, Gatwick Express) interview. Trains along track and arriving at Gatwick Airport station and Robert Mason interview. GRAPHIC showing routes and train map. Jim Collins (Director, Thameslink trains) interview. Vox pops passengers. Graham Eccles (Director, Network South Central) chatting to colleague and interview. Roger Ford (Modern Railways magazine) interview. Trains along and Robert Mason interview. Roger Ford interview. Train arriving at station....

New Gatwick Express shadow rail franchise TX 11.10.1993 ENGLAND: London: Victoria Station: Passengers waiting for delayed trains.Train stationary outside station. Robert Mason (Managing Director, Gatwick Express) interview. Trains along track and arriving at Gatwick Airport station and Robert Mason interview. GRAPHIC showing routes and train map. Jim Collins (Director, Thameslink trains) interview. Vox pops passengers. Graham Eccles (Director, Network South Central) chatting to colleague and interview. Roger Ford (Modern Railways magazine) interview. Trains along and Robert Mason interview. Roger Ford interview. Train arriving at station.

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EuroStar train TX 13.4.1994 ENGLAND: Eurostar train along track and interior. Penny Marshall (Reporter) to camera. Passengers on train. Malcolm Southgate (European Passenger Services) interview. Vox pops. FRANCE: Train along and arriving at station....

EuroStar train TX 13.4.1994 ENGLAND: Eurostar train along track and interior. Penny Marshall (Reporter) to camera. Passengers on train. Malcolm Southgate (European Passenger Services) interview. Vox pops. FRANCE: Train along and arriving at station.

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Channel Tunnel opens TX 5.5.1994 ENGLAND: Kent: Ashford International Station under construction FRANCE: Lille: Building works at Lille Europe station. ENGLAND: Kent: John Noulton (Eurotunnel) interview with Ian Ross (Reporter). Construction work. Chris Ellis (Ashford Business Point) interview. John Weaver-Smith (Ashford Chamber of Commerce) interview. Business park and service area for freight traffic. Market town centre. Credit Lyonnais branch. P&O ferry leaving Dover Western Docks. Graeme Dunlop (Chairman, P&O) interview. FRANCE: Calais: Ferry port. TGV train leaving station. Lille: Credit Lyonnais Tower above Lille Europe. Philip Jenkinson (Lille British Chamber of Commerce) interview. Harris Distribution depot. Luis Gomez (Harris Distribution) interview. Station platforms....

Channel Tunnel opens TX 5.5.1994 ENGLAND: Kent: Ashford International Station under construction FRANCE: Lille: Building works at Lille Europe station. ENGLAND: Kent: John Noulton (Eurotunnel) interview with Ian Ross (Reporter). Construction work. Chris Ellis (Ashford Business Point) interview. John Weaver-Smith (Ashford Chamber of Commerce) interview. Business park and service area for freight traffic. Market town centre. Credit Lyonnais branch. P&O ferry leaving Dover Western Docks. Graeme Dunlop (Chairman, P&O) interview. FRANCE: Calais: Ferry port. TGV train leaving station. Lille: Credit Lyonnais Tower above Lille Europe. Philip Jenkinson (Lille British Chamber of Commerce) interview. Harris Distribution depot. Luis Gomez (Harris Distribution) interview. Station platforms.

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Stagecoach take over first privatised rail franchise TX 19.1.1995 ENGLAND: Brian Souter (Stagecoach) shaking hands with Roger Salmon (Rail franchise director) posing for photocall. Stagecoach buses. Brian Souter press conference. Train arriving at Clapham Junction station. Roger Salmon interview. Trains on track. Keith Bill (Save Our Railways) interview. House of Commons. Passengers and vox pops in Waterloo station. John Draper (Reporter) to camera....

Stagecoach take over first privatised rail franchise TX 19.1.1995 ENGLAND: Brian Souter (Stagecoach) shaking hands with Roger Salmon (Rail franchise director) posing for photocall. Stagecoach buses. Brian Souter press conference. Train arriving at Clapham Junction station. Roger Salmon interview. Trains on track. Keith Bill (Save Our Railways) interview. House of Commons. Passengers and vox pops in Waterloo station. John Draper (Reporter) to camera.

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Railtrack shares go on sale 20.5.1996 ENGLAND: London: Share dealers in dealing room. Sir George Younger (Transport Secretary) interview. GRAPHIC Privatisation share offers. Passengers at South Croydon station. Robert Horton (Railtrack Chairman) interview. Signalman working in signal box. GRAPHIC Labour manifesto promises. City trading room. Clare Short MP (Labour Transport spokesperson) interview. Train arriving at station....

Railtrack shares go on sale 20.5.1996 ENGLAND: London: Share dealers in dealing room. Sir George Younger (Transport Secretary) interview. GRAPHIC Privatisation share offers. Passengers at South Croydon station. Robert Horton (Railtrack Chairman) interview. Signalman working in signal box. GRAPHIC Labour manifesto promises. City trading room. Clare Short MP (Labour Transport spokesperson) interview. Train arriving at station.

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Fire in Channel Tunnel 20.11.1996 FRANCE: Calais: Smoke-blackened Le Shuttle train and lorries. Geoff Waghorn (Truck driver). GRAPHIC Events. Meeting of Joint Safety Committee and Le Shuttle trains along. Closed tunnel entrance. Alain Bertrand (Operations Director, Eurotunnel). Smoke-blackened freight carriage. Hwyel Jones (Reporter) to camera. Peter Harries (Lorry driver) interview. French trains at night....

Fire in Channel Tunnel 20.11.1996 FRANCE: Calais: Smoke-blackened Le Shuttle train and lorries. Geoff Waghorn (Truck driver). GRAPHIC Events. Meeting of Joint Safety Committee and Le Shuttle trains along. Closed tunnel entrance. Alain Bertrand (Operations Director, Eurotunnel). Smoke-blackened freight carriage. Hwyel Jones (Reporter) to camera. Peter Harries (Lorry driver) interview. French trains at night.