From pre-Dunkirk to post D-Day.
Original, high quality, un-issued official film, made when photography was restricted.
Unique views of many historic events only recorded in print hitherto.
A totally silent film with the original brief titles.
Evacuation - Children destined to the country
Precaution - Defence of tunnels
Communication - Messengers by motor cycle to Dorking
Blackout - Blue bulbs. Window and lamp masking
Information - Emergency sign writing
Conscript transport - Departure from Waterloo
BEF - British Expeditionary Force leaves for France
Embarkation - Men and materials at Southampton
Canadian troops - Arrival at Farnborough
Leave trains - More demands on Victoria
Recreation - Canteens at London termini
Nature's War - Landslide at Folkestone Warren
All Clear - Speed limit on the relaid track
Dunkirk Evacuation - Dover Marine - landing and loading
Margate - LNER stock, Allied troops
Redhill feeding and refreshing
Hospital ships - The SR Cross Channel Packets
Civilian casualties - Hospital trains at Windsor
France capitulates - More foreign troops on the SR
Refugees and Prisoners - The 5th column at Waterloo
Station signs - Removal and obliteration
Front lines - SR Local Defence Volunteers parade
Chief Officer helps - Home Guard formed from LDV
Co-operation with Army - Firearm training for staff. Gallantry of railwaymen.
Enemy Action - Track and stock damage at Clapham Junction.
Portsmouth Harbour platforms.
Works War Production - Boats and Pontoons. Landing craft. Wagon kits for Russia.
Waterloo and City - New stock and the Armstrong Lift in action. Removal of 1898 coaches.
New locomotives - Naming of 21C1 Channel Packet.
Women at War - A multitude of tasks undertaken
American Army - New traffic demand signs
D-Day - Preparations and after
Troop ships - A new role for SR ferries
WD Locos shipped - The 1000th recorded at Dover
Produced by - Branch Line Video
Running time - 57 Minutes