BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 5279

Transport: Britain since 1930

Transport: Britain since 1930
Key Info
  • Transport: Britain since 1930
  • Duration: 02:18
  • By the 1930s, there were a million cars on the road in Britain. The development of motor transport changed the way people lived and worked and had an equally big impact upon the railways, signalling the end of their greatest days.
  • Credits: BL Heritage, Huntley Film Archives, ITN Source/Visnews
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: motor transport, 1930s, motor car, railways, trains, 20th century
Ideas for use in class
  • Use as a resource for children to compare differences between then and now. Use as stimulus piece to investigate changes in technology since the 1930s. Pupils make notes while watching the clip. Use to further their own research into life in the 1930s.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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