MARQUIS OF ABERDEEN'S RAILWAY FILMS

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Places:

  • Angus

Subjects:

  • Transport

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: MARQUIS OF ABERDEEN'S RAILWAY FILMS

Reference number: 2732

Date: 1953* - 1967

Director: [filmed by David Gordon, Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 30.00 mins

Description: Footage of various steam locomotives and diesel trains, filmed by railway enthusiast, the Marquis of Aberdeen and Temair.

See also refs. 2731, 2780, 2781, 2782, 2783, 2784, 2786.

Shotlist: [Please note Reel 1 only available on broadcast master video format]

REEL 1
[*1959] No credits. gvs steam locos, including Mallard class engines, the "Aberdeen Flyer". Diesel locomotives. Shots from train crossing Tay Bridge, trains in siding/shunting yards, station crowded with train enthusiasts and passing through countryside in the region of Montrose. (Most scenes in north east Scotland) (3.25)

REEL 2
[*1965] [shotlisted with aid of notes in can, marked "Trains IV"]
gvs steam train, Bridge of Earn (?), passing through Durham and Stockton and Darlington railway museum. Diesels (0.44) gvs trains in Europe, Lille (?) shots from train and from bridge over line (2.00) shots various steam trains from stationary position next to line (3.20) engine 340593 [notes say Ashford-Tonbridge-Sevenoaks Tunnel, Bichley. Southern Region main line between Hook and Farnborough North] gvs goods and diesel trains. Permanent way machines (5.07) [Milan station (?)] gvs trains central Europe, going through Simplon Tunnel, Brig station (6.42) Kings Cross station 1967. Motorail service "The Aberdonian". Cars on carriages. En route [dark]. Bluebell Railway Preservation Society site. gvs train, enthusiasts. Sheffield Park Station (8.50) Family picnic from car seen on Motorail. Bluebell RPS site (10.15)

REEL 3
[*1953]
No credits. gvs steam, diesel and overhead electric trains, including Atantic Coast Express, Bournemouth Belle, Defiant (castle class) and Royal Naval Reserve. Various English locations (6.34)

REEL 4
[*1959]
gvs steam locomotives and trains, including IIE GREEN KNIGHT, Western Region Pullman. Various railway stations in England, including Chester and Waterloo. Steam train entering Haymarket Station, Edinburgh and "Inver....." station (5.26)

REEL 5
[*1962]
no title. gvs steam trains, diesels and 3-car conductor rail electric train (Southern Region). Various locations, including Waverley Station, Edinburgh. Gang at work repairing track (4.30)