Film: 1459

Railways | 1950 | Sound | B/W


A view of the night Royal Mail train of the Postal Special service.
Mail bags are brought by truck straight on to the platform and sorted into piles for different destinations. The town names are chalked onto the platform itself including Crewe. Guards assist loading the bags into the trucks. A man posted a letter straight to the train via a post box. The train departs. The crew in the sorting coach untie bundles of letters and they are sorted into pigeon holes. The automatic mail bags collection and delivery is seen.

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