• Short Summary

    New bus that is powered by coal converted into gas.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Perth".

    New gas driven bus demonstrated at Perth, Scotland.

    Various shots of ordinary looking bus. Various shots of engine and mechanisms inside bus. The bus is unusual as it is powered by gas produced from coal ("anthracite"). The coal converted into gas inside the bus.

    According to narrator this invention is important as all other vehicles are dependant on petrol and crude oil imported from foreign countries, the new bus is fuelled by home produced coal.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    943.45
    Media URN:
    16082
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:34:00 / 01:42:12:00
    Canister:
    37/96

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