Title ID 4026Collection ID121
Title[The Bluebell Line]
Date27 October 1963
CollectionJohn Mitchell
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsCultural Heritage Leisure Time Activities Outings Film Making Trains Railway Stations Railways Workers
LocalBrighton Burgess Hill Horsted Keynes
RegionalBrighton and Hove West Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionJohn P. Mitchell
CameraJohn P. Mitchell
FormatColour Silent
Duration3 min. 36 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A short amateur film detailing a trip on the Bluebell Railway, visiting Horsted Keynes, Burgess Hill and finally Brighton station. People on the platform await the arrival of the train. Railway workers are dressed in period costume, some observers film the activities. After going to Horsted Keynes and Burgess Hill the "Blue Bell" locomotive arrives at Brighton station.