An item about a new transport museum and various railway modernisation schemes.
M/S various vintage vehicles inside new transport museum. M/S horse drawn bus. C/U sign - 'Paddington to Bank'. Panning shot two men looking at horse drawn omnibuses. M/S Stephenson's Rocket. C/U sign - 'Rocket'. C/U belt drive of 'Puffing Billy' steam train. M/S of old fashioned railway carriage. M/S steam train, pan to other steam train.
Story moves to show various railway modernisation schemes. M/S inside automated train washing machine. C/U rotating sponges and sprays of water. M/S of train driver steering train through wash. Point of View shot as train goes through wash. M/S train coming out of wash.
M/S of a track side trencher dragging up earth. Various shots of machine making a trench for drainage pipes. The earth is carried by conveyor belt onto a truck before being dumped in rail wagons.
L/S trains coming into large station. C/U man adjusting automatic track greaser. M/S man scooping grease into machine. M/S man with flags under arm watching greasing process. Panning shot from approaching train on tracks to greaser. C/U of wheels running on tracks.
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