London to Colwyn Bay in 1954. Extract from film 3280
Added: 17-03-2011 13:16:05
Road sign with directions for Aylesbury A41, Hatfield, The North A1, St. Albans, North West A5. Crude graphic showing line from London to Aylesbury, Banbury and Coventry, passing Leighton Buzzard and Northampton. Statue of Lady Godiva on a horse in front of the ruins of Coventry Cathedral, West Midlands. Point of view from the front of a vehicle as it travels past buses, cars and shops in the city centre and then emerges onto the open road, where it passes a stationary bus. Graphic showing the route from Coventry to Lichfield, The Potteries, Nantwich, Chester and on to Colwyn Bay, Clwyd, North Wales. Tram in middle of street advertising the Catlin Follies at the Arcadia Theatre, Llandudno (Gwynedd, North Wales). Passengers climb up to the top deck of the tram. Destination sign on tram reads Llandudno Pier. On top of open topped tram, a view from the rear looking forward with passengers sitting on wooden seats at front of tram. One woman has her arm through her companion's. Close up of Llandudno Pier sign with picture of a pointing hand. From roadside a lorry passes, followed by the open-topped double-decker tram. A woman and children wait to cross the road. Street scene. A single decker open tram rounds a corner.