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Film, Television and Video


Description: Eastern Suburbs Railway ... A Reality!
A 20 minute AV (slides with audio) presentation
on the newly completed Eastern Suburbs Railway (ESR), converted to a film.
From the collection of the National Film and Sound Archive.
Organisation: Public Transport Commission of N.S.W.
Date: June 1979
Download: PTC ESR AV 79 (620 MB)

Microsoft Windows Media Player Version 6.4 or greater (or equivalent software) must be installed to view the file below.

Description: 60 second television commercial for Freight Services. Featuring :-
- new diesel loco 8101 in Candy
- electrified track with prominent overhead wiring
- Port Waratah coal loader
- loco hauled car carriers and hopper wagons
- mainframe computer facility in Railway House
- station Parcels Office and Trackfast parcel service.
Organisation: State Rail Authority of N.S.W.
Date: November 1982
Download: SRAdFr82 (2.34 MB)

Video resolution is 320x240 pixels at 25fps in AVI format. The average playback data rate is 40.4k per second.

The video stream is encoded using MPEG-4 and the audio is encoded using MPEG-1 Layer 3.

These video files are made available for the purposes of research, study and review.

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