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Europe's biggest train wash system put into use

Week number: 77-47

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The Dutch Railways have put a movable washing installation for cleaning trains into use in Leidschendam. SHOTS: engine driver cleans the windscreen of a train; engine driver drives his train into the so-called train shower; the outside of the train is cleaned by brush machines moving alongside the train in the new washing installation in Leidschendam; foreign workers clean the compartment by swiping the litter, hosing down the compartment and washing the garbage can (comment by Bloemendaal: "Luckily, we have our foreign workers for all these types of work"); clean compartment; train passes railway crossing with waiting cars and a sign reading 'WAIT another CLEAN train can pass'.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1977
Length:
01:43

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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