The Age of the Train - Volume Seven
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The Age of the Train - Volume Seven

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The Age of the Train, the seventh volume of British Transport Films digitally re-mastered and released in a double-disc DVD digi-pack by the BFI - over four hours long - focuses on the later films made by the BTF unit. This, the 'corporate blue' era of British Rail brought about some of the greatest advancements in rail travel that the world had ever seen.
About This Item

Publisher: British Transport Films (BTF)

Regions: Region 2

Format: Black & white and colour

Language: English

Running time: 250 minutes

The Age of the train is the seventh volume of British Transport Films digitally re-mastered and released in a two disc DVD and  focuses on the later films made by the BTF unit. This, the 'corporate blue' era of British Rail (BR), brought about some of the greatest advancements in rail travel that the world had ever seen.

Once 100mph running was standard, travelling inter-city was the new word in getting about and BR was determined to modernise further. Inter-City 125 is the story of the buliding of the new generation of high-speed trains. This DVD set is a selection of short films from the BTF collection, covering the period 1962 to 1982, with 17 films featured including:

 

 

 

  • The North Eastern Goes Forward
  • Right Time Means Right Time aka The Pain Train
  • Motorsport Tries Motorail
  • Discovering Railways
  • Current Affairs on the Midland
  • Railways Conserve the Environment
  • Discover Britain by Train
  • Old Sam the Signalman
  • Journey Inter-City
  • Power to Stop
  • Inter-City 125
  • A New Age for Railways
  • The Stone Carriers
  • The Finishing Line
  • Robbie
  • Centenary Express
  • Sir Peter Parker Talks to Jimmy Saville

     

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