Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Railway Films

Railway Films

From time-to-time, we will showcase Railway films and videos, both historic and the current scene.

The first film we are featuring is one made in 1980 on Super 8mm colour filmstock, and was taken in and around the railway level crossing at Uckfield, East Sussex.

Level Crossing

In days gone by, we used  various sizes of cine film to record everyday life. The first amateur films were made on 16mm filmstock, then came 9.5mm followed by 8mm and then finally Super 8mm.

The first film we are featuring is one made in 1980 on Super 8mm colour filmstock, and was taken in and around the railway level crossing at Uckfield, East Sussex. It was completely re-edited in 2006 for that years Wealden Line Campaign AGM.

For more details about the Wealden Line Campaign, please visit their website at www.wealdenline.org.uk