• Short Summary

    Double-decker bus is tilted on side as part of safety test at London Transport depot.

  • Description

    Tilt safety test for omnibus at London Transport depot at Aldenham, Hertfordshire.

    M/S double-decker bus coming towards camera and stopping. M/S man putting boards down one side of bus. L/S man throwing rope over top of bus. Various shots man feeding rope. M/S rope being pulled over bus.

    M/S man placing degree board on side of bus. L/S man loading sandbags on top of bus. C/U man taking plate off side wheel. L/S two men looking on. C/U two men pulling on ropes. C/U degree board. M/S men pulling on ropes.

    L/S bus tilting over at angle. Various shots man taking angle of tilt. M/S man adjusting degree board. M/S bus tilting. M/S Chief Tester Foradick boarding bus. C/U Foradick on top of bus. M/S Foradick checking angle of tilt. C/U shot from end of bus, man checking angle. L/S another bus drawing up alongside.

    Amendment February 2012: A visitor to the website has provided more information. The bus is a Letyland Titan PD2. Chief Tester "Foradick" should be "Forsdick".

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:15:00 / 01:51:52:00
    NP 255

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