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Last Years of Victoria to Portsmouth Expresses
Last Years of Victoria to Portsmouth Expresses

Last Years of Victoria to Portsmouth Expresses 1977


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Last Years of Victoria to Portsmouth Expresses 1977

2 mins United Kingdom

Dorking Station is the setting for this short film which shows several slam-door service trains passing through as they journey along the mid-Sussex route between London Victoria and Portsmouth. Trains arrive and depart at the station and on a platform indicator board we see the names of stations at which the departing train will call. There is also a shot of an Odeon-style signalbox constructed by the Southern Railway in 1938.

Screen Archive South East is a public sector moving image archive serving the South East of England. The archive's collections of magic lantern slides, films, videos and associated materials capture the many varied aspects of life, work and creativity from the early days of screen history to the present day and serve as a rich and invaluable historical resource.


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