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London Trolleybuses Vol. 1

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London Trolleybuses Vol. 1

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An evocative selection of films capturing aspects of trolleybus operation in London between 1931 & 1960. Includes: Diddlers in action; Bexleyheath routes 696/698; trolleys in Introduced in 1931, London once possessed the largest trolleybus system in the world with over 1750 vehicles operating on 256 route miles. The extensive network was dismantled in just three years, the last vehicles operating into Fulwell Depot on 9th May 1962. This DVD looks at the early days of the trolleybus, the development of the fleet and the routes replaced in 1959 and 1960. An evocative selection of films capturing aspects of trolleybus operation in London between 1931 and 1960, nearly all in colour. Relive the inauguration of the system in May 1931 followed by scenes of the Diddlers in action. Enjoy the story of each of the group of routes closed during the conversion programme between March 1959 and November 1960, including where available, relevant pre-war and early post-war material.

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Stock Code: VI0560.0
Publication Date: 10 Jan 1980
Publisher: ONLINE
Publication Status: Available
MDS Books

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