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Filmed in 1960 on the railways in Finland. Footage of static locomotives in railway yard, Finnish railways locomotive No. 1000 on turntable, railway staff cleaning locomotive No. 1004 ash box wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), railwayman checking wheels, two railwaywomen cleaning a locomotive, exterior shot of Helsinki station, shots of platform 3 with sign for 15:05 Express train to Rovaniemi, close-up shots of carriages, passengers boarding, shots of dinning car and kitchen, with female staff, railwayman couple locomotive to carriage, shots of driver and fireman, train departing station led by locomotive No. 1004, shots from inside the driver's cab and lineside shots of train passing, Saaksjarvi station, train stopping at Tampere station, uncoupling steam locomotive 1004, exterior and interior shots of sleeping car (makuuvaunu sovvagn), coupling of diesel locomotive No. 1954 (VR Class Hr11) to carriages, railway porter loading goods on train, train departing station, night shot of train. Railway men and women working on locomotive in yard, maintenance and cleaning, steam locomotives No.750 and 751 (VR Class Hv4), coupling, train departing station, shots from driver's cab, passing through forest, Rovaniemi station, exterior and interior shots of diesel multiple units (DMU) No. 4064 to Kemijärvi, conductor checking ppassengers’tickets on board. A film made for Railway Roundabout BBC TV, by John Adams and Patrick Whitehouse. This is the original master film reel, black and white, silent. Duration: 7 minutes

16mm film, original master 'A Journey from Helsinki to the Arctic Circle'