Spring Cleaning Buses 1948

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    Spring cleaning buses.

    Chelmsford, Essex.

    M/S of a double-decker bus driving into Chelmsford garage and parking between two guide rails. M/S as a man gets on and uses a germicidal spray on the interior. M/S as the driver gets out. M/S as cleaner gets off and goes over to a control lever. A machine drops and fits around the bus, water is sprayed on roof and windows which are also brushed. M/S of machine working its way down, it moves back up to the top position when it has finished. The driver gets back in, water runs down windows as he drives off

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44642
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1357.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:21:00 / 01:04:13:00
    Canister:
    NP 210
    Sort Number:
    NP 210
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