Film: 8122

Railways | 1960 | Sound | B/W


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Cleaning trains, showing the variety of regular services the carriages receive, from a quick light grade 'E' clean in the platform that is removing the litter, to the heavy industrial grade 'A' clean in the depots. Demonstration of the different classes of cleaning include brushing seats, wiping windows, polishing plaques, scrubbing carpets with a rotary brush. Most is still cleaned by hand and the new machines train cleaners in action. The film stresses the need for a modern efficient service and modern facilities for cleaners. Showing old fashioned mess room. Focuses on sign saying " British railways MODERNISATION - Reconstruction of Station "

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