Sixty Years Of Amazing London Trains! What A Compilation!

I am a sucker for stuff like this: first of all, welcome to vintage London, England…

London_Vintage_Bus

Thanks to the great website “Laughingsquid.com”, I was made aware of a classic series of films created by the BBC, beginning in 1953 – filming the entire train ride from London to Brighton…

classic London train poster


London to Brighton Train Journey: 1953 – 2013

What’s really amazing is that they also filmed it in 1983 as well…

kings-cross-london-express-trains

And guess what? They filmed it again in 2013 – and have edited them together so you can watch them, sped up into a 4 minute film – SIDE BY SIDE!

Here is this amazing video:

Makes me want to take a mid-winter walk in the snow past Big Ben!

Let me know what you think!

vintage London



Categories: Books / Media, British Cinema, documentary films, Foreign Films, Great Films, London, Movies, Obscure Movies, Travel, Travel Memoir

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4 replies

  1. Brilliant. I use the station at 1 min 28 seconds its called Purley which is a non descript town with nothing in it (except one of Status Quo I think)

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