Footage of steam train being towed through streets of London after decommissioning.
Famous Loco for Museum. Paddington station.
Various good shots of Castle Class engine 4073, "Caerphilly Castle" steam locomotive in Paddington Station. M/S of Doctor Beeching (Chairman of the British Transport Commission) with Mr Hanks (Western Area Chairman) and crew. Also on platform is Doctor Follett (Director of the Science Museum) who is to receive the train once out of service. Beeching shakes hands with Hanks. M/S of the new diesel locomotive in station. Several shots of the steam train the 'Caerphilly Castle' being towed away on the back of lorry. Shots of people lining streets as the train is pulled slowly along the streets of London.