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BBC North West Regional Documentaries: Record Detail

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Accession Number

B176

Series Title

[UNKNOWN]

Programme Title

RAILWAYS: CREWE TRAIN

Producer

[Unknown]

Other Credits

[Unknown]

Transmission Date

15/12/74

 

colour , sound, 03 mins 41 secs

Synopsis

Programme showing the return of the vintage 'Cornwall' steam train (no. 3020) to Crewe, the town where it was built. A brass band plays and crowds are gathered in Crewe city centre whilst the train arrives on the back of a trailer. There are various interviews with people in the crowd including a man who worked on the Cornwall engine in 1907. A still is seen of the locomotive in its working days and there are shots of Crewe railway station, the interior of Crewe engineering railway works and a brief shot of Crewe's Christ Church.

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