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The Post Office Underground Railway

Series

Series Name
London Line (Colour series 2)

Issue

Issue No.
18
Date Released
1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Hoverchair
  2. 2New Life For Old Garbage
  3. 3The Royal National Lifeboat Institution
  4. 4The Post Office Underground Railway

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
Summary
COI synopsis: Three billion travellers a year use London’s complex underground railway system - but how many of them know about a miniature train that carries its unseen cargo under the metropolis day by day - Ian Morrison reports on... The Post Office Underground Railway.
Keywords
Railways; Transport; Postal services
Written sources
COI Microfilm Roll 43 [BFI National Archive]   Used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 1394/18
Credits:
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Commonwealth Affairs Office
Sponsor
Foreign Office

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Web
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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