• Short Summary

    Cadets learning to drive diesel locomotive at Longmoor Camp in Hampshire.

  • Description

    Longmoor Camp, Hampshire.

    CU. Sign on wall of signal box 'Longmoor Downs'. MS. Passenger train passing camera, LMR (Longmoor Military Railway). Various shots of the army cadets getting out of train. MS. Sign on platform, 'Longmoor Downs'. MS. Cadets walking across railway tracks. MS. Two cadets climb aboard steam engine. MS. Stream engine pulling out. Various shots of the cadets boarding diesel locomotive. MV. Diesel moves off down line. Various shots inside cabin of diesel train, the cadets are shown the controls and they also drive. Travelling shot, through driver's window, of the track ahead, the windscreen wiper is working. Various shots of the cadets in large classroom being shown the working of a signal system with the aid of a miniature railway. Various shots of the cadets inside real signal box being shown the proper workings. LV. Looking along deserted railway line. Various shots of railway engines.


    Date found in the old record - 09/03/1963.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:24:00 / 01:30:17:00
    UN 3750 A

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  1. Unknown user says

    The "diesel" referred to is Ruston Hornsby locomotive Number 8227, "Hassan".

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