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Brief Encounter 1946 - The Taking of Pelham 123 1974 - The Taking of Pelham 123 2009 - The Lady Vanishes 1938 - Hitler's Bodyguard TV - Ronald Reagan - W H Auden & Night Mail 1936 - Fred Dibnah TV - Mark Williams TV - Ronald Top TV - Rory McGrath TV - Dan Cruickshank TV - Mack Gordon - Thomas Hardy - James Thomson - World's Busiest Train Station: Shinjuku TV - Anna Funder - Sylvia Plath - Denis Johnson - D H Lawrence - Timeshift TV - Dan Snow TV - George Orwell - Nick and Margaret & The Trouble With Our Trains TV - John Betjeman - Richard Wilson & Dispatches TV - Jimmy Savile - Rochelle Turner - E B White - Misha Glenny - The World’s Most Famous Train TV - The Venice/Simplon Orient Express TV - The World's Fastest Train TV - Fully Fitted Freight TV - Mark Thomas Comedy Product TV - George Carlin - Jacques Peretti TV - The Flying Scotsman: A Rail Romance TV - Joanna Lumley's India TV - Masterminds TV - Intercity 125: The Train that Saved Britain's Railways TV -

 

 

86,989.  There’s your train.  You mustn’t miss it.  (Romance & Train)  Brief Encounter 1946 starring Celia Johnson & Trevor Howard & Stanley Holloway & Joyce Carey & Cyril Raymond & Everley Gregg & Marjorie Mars & Margaret Barton & Alfie Bass & Wallace Bosco & Sydney Bromley et al, director David Lean, her to him 

 

 

21,462.  Now you take my advice, kid.  You serve your six months and then you put in for the movement.  (GBH Films & Trains)  The Taking of Pelham 123 1974 starring Robert Shaw & Walter Matthau & Martin Balsam & Hector Elizondo & Earl Hindman & James Broderich & Dick O'Neill & Lee Wallace & Tony Roberts & Doris Roberts & Rudy Bond et al, director Joseph Sargent, guard to guard

 

21,463.  Sorry, this station is Fifty-First Street.  (GBH Films & Trains)  ibid.  rookie guard

 

21,464.  I’m taking your train.  (GBH Films & Trains)  ibid.  Ryder to driver

 

21,465.  Pelham One Two Three, come in please.  (GBH Films & Trains)  ibid.  controller

 

21,466.  Nobody else leaves ... You are being held by four very dangerous men armed with machine guns.  (GBH Films & Trains)  ibid.  Ryder

 

21,467.  They’re going to fly the train to Cuba.  (GBH Films & Trains)  ibid.  Rico

 

21,468.  She’s moving.  Pelham One Two Three.  (GBH Films & Trains)  ibid.  lady announcer

 

21,469.  There’s nobody driving the fucking train!  (GBH Films & Trains)  ibid.

 

21,470.  Officer, I suppose you couldn’t use a quarter of a million, could you?  (GBH Films & Trains)  ibid.  Ryder

 

 

118,475.  Every cop in the city’s on the way.  (GBH Films & Train)  The Taking of Pelham 123 2009 starring Denzel Washington & John Travolta & James Gandolfini & Victor Gojcaj & John Turturro & Luis Guzman & Ramon Rodriguez & Robert Vataj & Gbenga Akinnagbe & Alex Kaluzhsky et al, director Tony Scott, rail control centre

 

118,476.  Are you guys terrorists?  (GBH Films & Train)  ibid.  Garber    

 

118,482.  Do you know how it’s going to end?  (GBH Films & Train)  ibid.  

 

 

23,078.  We’re going to search this train; there’s something definitely queer in here.  (Murder & Train)  The Lady Vanishes 1938 starring Margaret Lockwood & Michael Redgrave & Paul Lukas & Dame May Whitty & Cecil Parker & Basil Radford & Googie Withers & Mary Clare & Naunton Wayne et al, director Alfred Hitchcock, him to her

 

 

27,735.  Another means of transport became available: trains.  Official German government coaches.  (Nazi & Trains)  Hitler’s Bodyguard: Hitler’s Dangerous Train Journeys

 

27,736.  He would travel across the vast expanses of his European conquests ... to the battle-fronts.  (Nazi & Trains)  ibid.

 

 

33,691.  We’re going forward with research on a new Orient Express that could, by the end of the decade, take off from Dulles Airport, accelerate up to 25 times the speed of sound, attaining low Earth orbit or flying to Tokyo within two hours.  (Reagan & Train)  Ronald Reagan, State of the Union address 1986

 

 

85,578.  This is the Night Mail crossing the Border,

Bringing the cheque and the postal order,

Letters for the rich, letters for the poor,

The shop at the corner, the girl next door.

Pulling up Beattock, a steady climb:

The gradient’s against her but she’s on time.

Past cotton-grass and moorland border,

Shovelling white steam over her shoulder.  (Post & Train)  W H Auden, Night Mail 1936

 

47,808.  8.30 p.m.  Weekdays and Sundays: the Down Postal Special leaves Euston for Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.  (Railways & Train)  ibid.

 

47,809.  500,000,000 letters every year.  (Railways & Train)  ibid.

 

47,810.  When the bag is full it is tied, labelled and sealed ready for dispatch by apparatus or at the next stop.  (Railways & Train)  ibid.

 

 

47,812.  Steam power brought about a revolution in transport.  It was one of Britain’s greatest contributions to the industrial world.  In the age of steam the railways moved everything and everybody.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Engine & England & Great Britain & Industrial Revolution)  Fred Dibnahs Age of Steam: The Transport Revolution

 

47,813.  The very last steam loco was withdrawn from British Rail service in 1968.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Engine & England & Great Britain & Industrial Revolution)  ibid.

 

47,814.  Locomotive engineering reached its peak between the 1930s and the 1950s.  It was the time when the great passenger express locos were built.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Engine & England & Great Britain & Industrial Revolution)  ibid.

 

47,815.  By this time the first steam powered locos designed to run on metal tracks appeared on the scene.  And the pioneer as with so many things associated with steam was the great Cornish engineer Richard Trevithick.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Engine & England & Great Britain & Industrial Revolution)  ibid.

 

47,816.  Stephenson wasn’t the inventor of the locomotive, but he played a leading part in turning it into a practical means of hauling coal and transporting passengers over long distances.  It was the beginning of the railways as we know them.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Engine & England & Great Britain & Industrial Revolution)  ibid.

 

47,817.  Originally there were nine of these winding-engine houses, and this is the only one left.  And it actually still works.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Engine & England & Great Britain & Industrial Revolution)  ibid.

 

47,818.  As the railway network spread across the country it was the locomotive that won the day.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Engine & England & Great Britain & Industrial Revolution)  ibid.

 

47,819.  The development of the railways wasn’t straightforward, especially when the great engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel was involved.  While Britain’s network had developed with a four-foot-eight-and-a half-inch gauge, Brunel’s Great Western Railway was built with a completely different seven-foot-and-a-quarter-inch gauge ... They did away with Mr Brunel’s extra line on the outside.  A shame really.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Engine & England & Great Britain & Industrial Revolution)  ibid.

 

47,820.  In spite of losing the battle of the gauges, Great Western Railway went from strength to strength.  And in 1902 they appointed George Jackson Churchward as their locative superintendent, and he produced a range of designs that were far ahead of their time and very successful.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Engine & England & Great Britain & Industrial Revolution)  ibid.

  

47,821.  Between 1804 and 1971 Britain built an incredible one hundred and ten thousand steam locomotives.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Engine & England & Great Britain & Industrial Revolution)  ibid.

 

 

47,822.  They’re magnificent on a moon-lit night.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Industrial Revolution & Great Britain & England)  Fred Dibnah’s Railway Collection: The Great Days of Steam

 

47,823.  I always wanted to be an engine driver.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Industrial Revolution & Great Britain & England)  ibid.

 

47,824.  I wish I’d have lived then.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Industrial Revolution & Great Britain & England)  ibid.

 

47,825.  And this is probably the most famous locomotive from that time – built at Doncaster – The Flying Scotsman.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Industrial Revolution & Great Britain & England)  ibid.

 

47,826.  1926 – Mallard left Grantham heading towards Peterborough ... A hundred and twenty six miles per hour.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Industrial Revolution & Great Britain & England)  ibid.

 

47,827.  The skills of building a mainline locomotive have almost died.  But here in Darlington they are keeping the skills alive.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Industrial Revolution & Great Britain & England)  ibid.

 

47,828.  It makes you wonder if they’d carried on with the development of the steam locomotive what could have happened.  (Railway & Steam & Train & Industrial Revolution & Great Britain & England)  ibid.

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