Report on modernisation

United Kingdom, 1959

Film
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A review of the progress of the modernisation program in all regions of British Railways. Shows how this has affected all aspects of railway work including track improvements, electrification of signalling, new equipment for marshalling yards, erection of bright and functional depots and stations, and the latest coaches and traction units. Facilities for employees in British Railways’ training schools are also illustrated.

Credits

production company

British Transport Films

British Information Services

Language

English

Duration

00:21:30:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27853

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroad trains

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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