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    THE INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY TODAY (WEDNESDAY) MADE ITS FIRST INSPECTION OF THE BRADWELL NUCLEAR POWER STATION IN ESSEX, ENGLAND.

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    AUTHORITY MEMBERS ARRIVE AT POWER STATION; VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE STATION.




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    Background: THE INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY TODAY (WEDNESDAY) MADE ITS FIRST INSPECTION OF THE BRADWELL NUCLEAR POWER STATION IN ESSEX, ENGLAND.

    BRADWELL CAME INTO OPERATION IN 1962 AND ITS TWO REACTORS NOW FEED 300,000 KILOWATTS INTO BRITAIN'S SOUTH-EAST REGION GRID.

    THE REACTORS FIRE BOILERS WHICH GENERATE STEAM TO DRIVE A SERIES OF TURBO-GENERATORS.

    THE MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL AUTHORITY WHO INSPECTED BRADWELL TODAY WERE THE INSPECTOR-GENERAL, MR ALLAN McKNIGHT, FROM AUSTRALIA, AND MR FRANK ARSENAULT FROM THE UNITED STATES.

    THEY SAW OVER ALL THE NUCLEAR STATION INCLUDING THE CONTROL ROOM, THE REACTORS AND THE MAIN TURBINE HALL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6ANV55R5NN0T0U9QWTCNBY7DB
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ANV55R5NN0T0U9QWTCNBY7DB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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