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The dining and sleeping cars for the Mid-day Scot service from Glasgow to London are prepared at Polmadie Shed. (clip) [74958515]

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Transport

Genres:

  • Television news

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

Title: [PREPARATION OF TRAINS FOR USE]

Reference number: 5403

Date: 1963c

Production company: [ Templar Film Studios]

Sound: mute

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.36 mins

Description: Steam trains are prepared for use. Film of the Mid-Day Scot receiving supplies, workers cleaning the exterior and preparing the restaurant car and sleeping carriages before departure.

Shotlist: gvs steam trains in railway sidings (0.59) men wash down outside of train; c/u British Railways roundel [lion rampant with wheel and crown] (1.20) ints restaurant car, where man sets table; c/u menu "The Hungry Traveller" (1.41) cleaners take blankets and other supplies on board (1.52) shot of train leaving depot; sign "The Mid Day Scot" (2.36)

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