Railway Newsreels, British Pathe DVD
The first in a major new series in conjunction with British Pathe.
A collection of rare archive films selected from the Pathe News collection dating back to the early 20th Century.
Starting with a short film of the North Sunderland Railway in 1928, we then present these fascinating films:
Women Workers: On the LNER 1943.
Taplow: Last year of GWR operations 1947.
LNER: Train and signalling operations at Liverpool Street 1946.
Electric to Brighton: Introduction of new electric services 1933.
Bulleid Double-Deckers: Introduction of new carriages 1949.
GWR Streamliner: King Class King Henry VII 1935.
Talyllyn: Colour film 1955.
GWR Railcar No. 1: Built Park Royal 1933.
Ais Gill Accident: Disaster on the Settle-Carlisle line 1913.
Aylesbury: Last train on the Brill Tramway 1935.
Manchester: London Road station 1939.
Durham Operations: 1960.
Kings Cross: Naming of locomotive Arsenal – 1936.
Farm Move: From Derbyshire to Surrey 1943.
Longmoor: Colour film taken in 1961.
Waterloo: Tracklaying at the terminus 1948.
Devon Belle: Waterloo and scenes on board Observation Car 1947.
Exhibition: Battersea – showing modernisation including new blue Deltic 1957.
Modernisation: At Dinsdale between Durham and Newcastle 1960.
Leeds: Students carrying out shunting at the Middleton Railway 1962.
Kent: Hop pickers train 1957.
Waterloo: A look inside the new signal box 1948.
Cadeby: Revd. Teddy Boston and his model railway 1967.
Farnborough: Last day of engine Invincible 1967.
London: Move of Carephilly Castle to Science Museum 1961.
LNER: Introduction of new A4 Golden Eagle 1937.
Four Mile Railway: North Sunderland Railway 1928.
Approx. 60 minutes.
This dvd is being sold on behalf of and with full permission of the copyright owner – Kingfisher Productions.