Film: 3807

Railways | 1950 | Sound | Colour

Synopsis:

South Wales, Margam Marshalling yard, railway sidings in British Railway days, western GWR region. The first fully automatic hump or gravity type yard in Europe and it can handle 4500 wagons a day.
Freight train organisation and freight handling for industry, bogie distribution, in the signal box, coal trucks. Ticker tape and analoque computers.
Good point of view footage through marshalling yard over many series of points and a primary retarder for slowing wagons down.


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