Postmaster General Mr Short launches postal fortnight and visits sorting office in Norwich.
No title - Postal fortnight. Norwich, Norfolk.
Travelling shot from sorting train on its way to Ipswich. Interior of the sorting coach, showing mail bags etc. M/S sorters standing beside letter racks, watching them is the Postmaster General Edward Short. Various shots as he watches them work. M/S and C/U of the pigeon holes with place names. A man places one in rack for Dereham. C/U nameplate 'Ipswich' on the railway station. M/S's mail being offloaded at Ipswich.
Interior of the sorting office at Norwich showing mailbags coming into the office on a moving belt system. M/S of mail bag as it drops from moving train to men below. M/S and C/U Edward Short being shown the segregating machine. M/S of the segregator feeder. C/U of the drum of segregators. C/U pan automatic letter sorting machine showing letters passing rapidly along slots. C/U letter sorting machine showing letters being stacked. M/S man attaching sacks to conveyor belt. M/S as they are put in mail van outside. M/S van driving off.