GLASGOW RAIL FREIGHTLINER

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Bill Tennent talks to the depot manager of the new Freightliner terminal at Gushetfaulds, Glasgow. (clip)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Transport

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Series:

  • Time out with tennent

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: GLASGOW RAIL FREIGHTLINER

Reference number: T2045

Date: 1965*

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.02 mins

Description: Report on the newly opened rail freightliner depot in Gushetfaulds - Gorbals, Glasgow. Includes interviews with the divisional manager, a crane operator, depot manager and a client of the freightliner depot.

Shotlist: opening credits (0.32) shot of Bill Tennent operating a rail freightliner crane at the freightliner depot in Gushetfaulds - Gorbals, Glasgow (1.04) B.T. descends from the crane (1.39) interview with James G. Urquhart divisional manager in Glasgow discussing the freightliner business in connection with the rail network interspersed with shots of the cranes being operated - loading the freight containers onto the rail carriages, and the train setting off (5.00) interview with a business man in the yard of the depot discussing why he uses the freightliner service (6.46) interview with Charles Dundas, a crane operator standing beside his crane interspersed with shots of the cranes in operation (8.40) interview with depot manager (George Ember?) in the depot interspersed with shots of the depot in operation (11.43) B.T. to camera, ending the first half of the programme; [sound continues after picture] (12.02)