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A Future on Rail

A 1957 film examining the future for British Railways, and some of the opportunities provided by a new modernisation plan.

Industry sponsored film 1957 9 mins


The British Railways of the future is examined here, and some of the opportunities that the modernisation plan will provide, as a result of the up-to-date equipment and methods being introduced in signalling, in marshalling yards and goods depots, in mechanised track-laying and in diesel and electric traction.