• Short Summary

    Minister of Transport Barbara Castle visits British Rail Research Centre in Derby.

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    No title - Minister of Transport Barbara Castle visits British Rail Research Centre. Derby, Derbyshire.

    Various shots of Barbara Castle accompanied by British Rail officials walking through factory. L/S's as she walks towards partially built railway carriage. M/S Mrs Castle holding welder's face shield. M/S welder at work. C/U Mrs Castle looking through face shield. C/U welder. M/S pan new freightliner train in sidings. M/S and L/S Mrs Castle standing beside train. Interior L/S of research workshop. M/S Mrs Castle looking at machine testing wheel adhesion. C/U's of the machine.

    L/S of a full size flat truck on test bed. C/U notice on truck saying 'Defective Brake for Repairs'. C/U speedometer needle at 60mph. C/U of the truck swaying, C/U needle at 110mph. C/U the wheels of the truck. Various shots of draughtsman working in drawing room. C/U pan along model of new high speed train. M/S Barbara Castle looking at larger model of same train. C/U as it is tilted. C/U showing the seating arrangements in model. M/S Mrs Castle looking at model. C/U model of diesel engine `D.1.' L/S Mrs Castle holding the model with apprentices around.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:36:00 / 01:41:00:00

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