Portraits of Railwaymen
A collection of vintage films about life in the British Railway industry in the 1940s and 1950s.
The Railwaymen (1946) - A fascinating insight into the lives of railwaymen and the wide variety of job opportunities available.
Shunter Black's Night Off (1941) - Joe Black's evening pipe is interrupted by a Luftwaffe raid on his marshalling yard on the Southern Railway.
Portrait of an Engineer (1954) - a day in the life of a production engineer at the Vulcan Foundry.
British Locomotives (1959, colour) - locomotive manufacturers face the challenge of the British Railways modernisation programme to convert to diesel and diesel electric locomotives.
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 71 mins.