London to Brighton Side by Side

How the London to Brighton train ride has changed in 60 years

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+6 1. HellsVacancy commented 8 years ago

I didn't notice any differences, too engrossed into the music, hypnotised me
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+12 2. Zeri commented 8 years ago

Wow, really cool thing to do. But surprisingly small differences between them. Hoping for more comparation videos between the past and now.
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+4 3. kaleemyork commented 8 years ago

very nice music with this video. :)
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+5 4. Guss commented 8 years ago

#3 the music is this one
Star Guitar - The Chemical Brothers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=615FUp8aUmU
The particularity of this music is the synchronisation between music and the video elements
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+5 5. cameramaster commented 8 years ago

I remember doing that trip when I was 8 years old...in 1960. we had a great day out! Big adventure in those day's!
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+2 6. Judge-Jake commented 8 years ago

You would have thought the 2013 train would have got there first, until you remember that the 1953 train had a 60 year start. Just goes to show how much faster trains are these days :S
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+2 7. Kuttan commented 8 years ago

I like the fact most of the original equipment trackside remain, and most flora survived the 60 yrs. a good historical study for die hard rail fans like myself.
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+2 8. Teqskater commented 8 years ago

Play, Pause, Compare, Play, Pause, Compare, Play, Pause, Compare, Halway...Yeaaah, whatever. Posts this comment :/
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+2 9. JohnnyBeGood17 commented 8 years ago

Amazingly you still have the same crappy weather. Ha. Great video
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+2 10. drudchen commented 8 years ago

Doesn't look like much changed at all.. except that people used to wear business attire & suits back then, and railroad workers look way more casual now
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+3 11. Killerado commented 8 years ago

#1 And the speed... no time to react on what's different from the videos
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+1 12. Gorf commented 8 years ago

More tracks, more passengers 60 years ago. We're obviously doing something wrong.
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+1 13. irishgek commented 8 years ago

So wait , global warming not enough trees.....seems tere are more and more of them as the time goes on :P
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+2 14. IllusionsPlay commented 8 years ago

I'm always fascinated how the film captures wider dynamic range than digital sensor. Just look at the visible clouds throughout the trip in the middle frame and compare it to the digital shot.
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0 15. Paul2765 commented 8 years ago

#2 Not a comparative but fascinating none the less.
http://www.snotr.com/video/11125/Rare_colour_video_of_London_in_1927