Clement Attlee opens new liner terminal at Southampton.
New machinery and technology in use on modern railways around Britain.
Detailed look at plans to modernise Britain's railway system.
Various shots of ASLEF and government delegates leaving Transport House and Ministry of Labour in the rail strike negotiations.
Museum of British Transport opens new section, featuring old locomotives.
Minister of Transport Barbara Castle visits British Rail Research Centre in Derby.
Documentary about the manufacture and export of British motor cars. c. 1962
Officials try to minimise damage caused by National rail strike.
Nation is paralysed due to rail strike.
Various shots of Sir Brian Robertson and ASLEF executive arriving at the Ministry of Labour for talks.
An unofficial Dock Strike brings London's exports to a halt.
Material relating to newsreel story "Petrol Strike" - 53/83
The Trades Union Congress hold their annual Conference in Southport.
More repercussions on British life of the General Strike.
Trade Unions Congress held at Brighton.
Frank Cousins, trade union leader, addresses Institute of Directors Conference.
Trade Union Congress, cartoonist David Low and comedian Vic Oliver are present.
Unofficial strike of Liverpool dockers does not get Labour approval.
B.M.C. representatives and Union officials arriving and entering Ministry.
Employers will not talk, workers will not talk, shipyards are silent - strike continues.
Demonstration in pouring rain at Trafalgar Square, idle ships, march through streets.
Trade Unionists and Labour Party supporters march through city.
The development of road, rail and water transport in Britain - focuses on nationalisation in 1947