London’s Screen Archives enables Londoners see their past come alive on film. Managed by Film London, we are a unique network of historic film collections that cares for, collects and screens heritage film across the city. Together we preserve London’s rich film heritage from feature films to home movies, public information films, newsreels, and records of the capital’s many different industries.
This film is part of Free
Automatic Train Operation
Witness the test running of the computerised Victoria line control system, first of its kind in the world.
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Though it is taken it for granted today, London Transport and their partners were at the pinnacle of railway technology in the 1960s. This film explains the testing of the new system on the Hainault Loop, a little-used section of the Central line in Essex. Experience the journey through Redbridge and Essex from a London Underground driver's point of view!
This film is from the collection of London Transport Museum, a member of the London's Screen Archives Network.