Film: 8121

Railways | 1970 | Sound | Colour


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The new computer system T.O.P.S. - Total Operations Processing System, employed by British Rail to monitor and control the transporting of freight for maximum efficiency. Demonstrates how computer keeps track of the location and availability of freight wagons nationwide. Lots of shots of big mainframe computers, but also of wagons shunted around in the yards of Swindon and Gloucester depots.

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