Trains are idle and passengers are left at stations during railway strike in America.
Item title reads - Truman breaks rail strike.
Various shots of U.S. locomotives standing idle on the track, and in roundhouses. Drivers leave their trains at the depot and crowds wait at Pennsylvania station. The camera pans across rows of trains standing on tracks. The narrator tells us President Truman made a speech saying he would call in the army to man the trains and call up the strikers for military service which settled the strike.