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