British Transport Films

Highlighted works

  • Riviera Holiday

    Riviera Holiday

    This promotional travelogue itemises the attractions for British holidaymakers of the French and Italian Riviera, with detours inland to the Maritime Alps.

  • Linkspan

    Linkspan

    This informative early documentary from British Transport Films follows 24 hours in the life of three British Railways Channel ferry services.

  • Railways for Ever!

    Railways for Ever!

    This emotive British Transport Films documentary captures the reflections of poet Sir John Betjeman on the passing of the steam train at a crucial junction for his beloved railways.

  • Train Time

    Train Time

    This characteristically elegant documentary from British Transport Films shows how British Railways keep trains running on time.

  • Elizabethan Express

    Elizabethan Express

    One of the most popular films from the legendary British Transport Films takes viewers on the record–beating express service from London to Edinburgh.

  • Holiday

    Holiday

    This promotional celebration of the joys of holidaying in Blackpool is one of the most fondly remembered of all the British Transport Films travelogues.

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