Film ID:
YFA 263

ASSEMBLING TRACK AT CHALK LANE SIDINGS, HULL

1957

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Description

This is a film of workers constructing a cross section of track at Chalk Lane railway sidings located on the outskirts of Hull.  It has been filmed in real time at ½ second intervals.

A gang of men in a railway sidings are assembling a cross section of track – or point half shunt section – assembled by hand with a crane lifting the rails.  There are three other completed cross sections of track behind them.  When they have finished they walk off.