FILM : Train of Events
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Train of Events 1952 Jack Warner, Gladys Henson, Susan Shaw, Peter Finch London
Director : Basil Dearden and Charles Chrichton   Production Company : Ealing  Region : LONDON T-Z

The film traces the seperate lives of groups of people on the train, which we know is destined to crash.

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Train of Events - “The train about to leave Platform 13 is the 3.45 for Liverpool”. Euston Station. The station was completely redeveloped in the early 1960's
Train of Events

te001. “The train about to leave Platform 13 is the 3.45 for Liverpool”. Euston Station. The station was completely redeveloped in the early 1960's

Train of Events - Behind the credits we see a train having departed Euston, passing under Mornington Street Bridge with Mornington Terrace in the background.
Train of Events

te002. Behind the credits we see a train having departed Euston, passing under Mornington Street Bridge with Mornington Terrace in the background.

te002n. Mornington Street Bridge looking NW with Park Village East in the background. Due to extensive vegetation growth it is not possible to take a shot looking SE incorporating Mornington Terrace.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-08-2017)

Train of Events - Various stock shots of various trains, in various locations, going in various directions follow until this stock shot of a Jubilee Class locomotive passing over Bushey water troughs leads to the fatal crash. The location was also seen in 'Hide and Seek', 'Beat Girl', 'Escapade', 'Left, Right and Centre' and the engine identified by Jonathan Horswell.
Train of Events

te003. Various stock shots of various trains, in various locations, going in various directions follow until this stock shot of a Jubilee Class locomotive passing over Bushey water troughs leads to the fatal crash. The location was also seen in 'Hide and Seek', 'Beat Girl', 'Escapade', 'Left, Right and Centre' and the engine identified by Jonathan Horswell.

Train of Events - The start of the first story unfolds three days before the crash with a view of Willesden Motive Power Depot, London NW10 now totally redeveloped. Identified by James Churcher.
Train of Events

te004. The start of the first story unfolds three days before the crash with a view of Willesden Motive Power Depot, London NW10 now totally redeveloped. Identified by James Churcher.

Train of Events - Jim Hardcastle (Jack Warner) returns to his home after a days work as an engine driver. St. Pancras Way, London NW1
Train of Events

te005. Jim Hardcastle (Jack Warner) returns to his home after a days work as an engine driver. St. Pancras Way, London NW1

te005n. Now. St. Pancras Way, NW1, taken from Barker Drive and looking towards Georgiana Street. Terry Morgan.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-08-2009)

Train of Events - Pan from te005
Train of Events

te006. Pan from te005

te006n. Now. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 25-06-2009)

Train of Events - Ron Stacey (Patric Doonan) explains to Jim that he has been switched to night shift. Formerly Southam Street, now Elkstone Road, Westbourne Park, London W10 identified by James Churcher who adds that a King Class can be seen behind Ron on its departure from Paddington.
Train of Events

te007. Ron Stacey (Patric Doonan) explains to Jim that he has been switched to night shift. Formerly Southam Street, now Elkstone Road, Westbourne Park, London W10 identified by James Churcher who adds that a King Class can be seen behind Ron on its departure from Paddington.

te007n. Now shot from Chris Churcher.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-08-2017)

Train of Events - Ron has to break the news to Doris Hardcastle (Susan Shaw) that they cannot go to the dance as he has been switched to night shift. As te007, looking in the general direction of Paddington. Behind them, James adds, is the site of the former Westbourne Park Station and the current London Underground station.
Train of Events

te008. Ron has to break the news to Doris Hardcastle (Susan Shaw) that they cannot go to the dance as he has been switched to night shift. As te007, looking in the general direction of Paddington. Behind them, James adds, is the site of the former Westbourne Park Station and the current London Underground station.

te008n. Now from Chris Churcher.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-08-2017)

Train of Events - The second story commences with Ella (Joan Dowling) musing in a shop window at an advertisement that suggests emigrating to Canada. St George’s Road, London SE1.
Train of Events

te009. The second story commences with Ella (Joan Dowling) musing in a shop window at an advertisement that suggests emigrating to Canada. St George’s Road, London SE1.

te009n. The window has long gone and buses can still obscure what would have been a very different background.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-08-2017)

Train of Events - As she glances to her left she see a policeman coming towards her. She wouldn’t have in reality as the entrance to Elephant and Castle Bakerloo Underground Station, to the right of him, is in London Road, London SE1
Train of Events

te010. As she glances to her left she see a policeman coming towards her. She wouldn’t have in reality as the entrance to Elephant and Castle Bakerloo Underground Station, to the right of him, is in London Road, London SE1

te010n. At least the entrance and some of the original building remains.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-08-2017)

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