Railway Newsreels DVD, Part 1, British Pathe News




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.