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Hard Lines

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2093
Date Released
14 Jul 1969
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Count Down Apollo
  2. 2Charity Protest
  3. 3Hard Lines
  4. 4Royal Tournament

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Concrete Sleepers. DESCRIPTION: British Rail plans a firm foundation for tomorrow to judge from the most unusual railway line in the country. A continuous stretch of reinforced concrete, instead of the old-fashioned ballast, to support the rails. SHOTLIST: View from train pan to railway lines. View from train as train passes. View from train railway liner. As train passes - view from pan old type sleepers to new type. Pan British Rail type fixing to concrete sleeper. Pan 3 shots ditto. British Rail fixing. French 2 piece fixing. Men looking at fixing. Pan Dutch fixing (steel based plate on cork pad). Swiss pot. London Transport. Pan down train passes over LT type rails.
Keywords
Railways; Engineering
Locations
London; United Kingdom
Card file number
94923
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
107
Story extras:

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