Prince Philip pays a visit to an exhibition of steam trains and diesel engines.
Unissued / Unused material -
CU detailed card of English Electric Gas Turbine locomotive. LS of the English Electric Locomotive. CU of the air intake on the locomotive. LSs of steam trains. LS of the "Mallard". CU of the name plate "Mallard". CU of the record plate on the "Mallard" GV of the exhibition. LS Car arriving with number plate NGN 1. MS Crowd in cut-ins Various shots Duke of Edinburgh with Mr Brown (President of the Institution of Locomotive Engineers) shaking hands with others. Various shots as Prince Philip inspects trains, accompanied by Mr Brown, Sir Brian Robertson and Dr Richard Beeching of the British Transport Commission. MS Duke of Edinburgh enters the Tube train. MS Ext. of the Underground train. Int: as Duke walks through carriage of tube train. MS Duke alights from tube after inspection. CU Driver looking out of cabin window, Various shots as Duke inspects trains. CU of Driver inside cabin of diesel locomotive. CU of the control panel inside the diesel train. Various CUs driver inside cabin - showing controls. CUs Driver Fred Mason. LS Duke entering train. LS Walking shot of Duke and party. CU "Evening Star" nameplate. VS as Mr DC Brown presents Duke of Edinburgh with a silver replica of the Institution's pocket magnifier. MS as Duke of Edinburgh unveils nameplate of new locomotive "Magpie". CU of the nameplate "Magpie". MS. as Duke enters the cabin of the "Magpie" locomotive. Travelling shot from train as it leaves platform. Travelling shots from train as it proceeds on its journey to Windsor. CU Driver Fred Mason looking out of cabin window.
(Orig. Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 12/05/1961.