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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)

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