Film: 8709

Railways | 1930 | Sound | B/W

Synopsis:

Railways and steam trains. Repairing and renewing railway track. Gangers inspect every mile of track in England. Large gangs of railway repair men laying sleepers on the British railways. New standard rails are a different length to the old standard. Steam train passes over new track at a reduced speed. Train passes over the camera position. Men unload a ballast train by shovel. L. M. S. written on a wagon. Sunday workers. Loading sleepers onto trucks. Men eat lunch by side of track. A brazier warms the mens' food.


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