Full title reads: "British Visitors Stranded As Rail Strike Paralyses France".
LS General views of deserted stations showing idle trains and empty platforms.
Various shots Stranded travellers.
MS CU Stranded people eating in an emergency canteen.
Nation is paralysed due to rail strike.
Material relating to newsreel story "Rail Strike Chaos" - 55/44.
Material related to newsreel story "Rail Strike Threatens Industry" - 55/45.
Material covering American rail strike. A circus is stranded in California.
Various shots of ASLEF and government delegates leaving Transport House and Ministry of Labour in the rail strike negotiations.
Various shots of one train that is running during the rail strike, a crowded station platform and people boarding the train; the train leaves.
President Kennedy rejects possibility of rail strike after meeting rail authorities & union bosses.