• Short Summary

    Sheffield Corporation's use of private coaches in rush hours, causes bus crews strike.

  • Description

    Sheffield, Yorkshire.

    Bus drivers in Sheffield decided to strike over city's decision to ease rush hour congestion by introducing private busses without conductors. GV. Sheffield Street scenes. SLV. Pan shot, queue waiting to enter bus. SCU. Side view, queue entering bus. G. Pan shot, coach going along main street. Interior, passengers in coach. CU. Volunteer driver on coach, driving. SCU. Passengers entering Bedford SB Duple coach. CU. Notice "Pay as you enter". Interior, box in coach and passengers putting money in box. Travelling shot from driver's cabin. GV. Traffic. SCU. Passengers disembarking from coach. Interior, coach box in foreground - passengers leaving. SCU. Passengers stepping onto pavement from coach.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "H")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    545.23
    Media URN:
    31126
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1955
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:52:00 / 01:29:50:00
    Canister:
    55/80

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Passengers entering coach" - its a Bedford SB Duple.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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