Collections: Transport and Travel

Aerial journeys
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Motorcars
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Steam trains
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Survivors of the Titanic
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1940s

Car air-ferry service to France, 1949
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BOAC flying boat lands on the Thames, 1949
video
Manchester's 'last' tram, 1949
video
Bonn - new capital of West Germany, 1949
video
HMS Implacable's Final Voyage, 1949
video
Britain's first double-decker train, 1949
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1950s

Fibreglass boats, 1951
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Cutty Sark - last of the tea clippers, 1951
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Railway Track Laying Demonstration, 1951
video
Hotel Ahoy! RMS Queen Mary, 1951
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The Devon Belle, 1952
video
Queen opens terminal buildings, 1955
video
Hovercraft's first channel crossing, 1959
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1960s

Arrested schoolgirl in East Germany returns, 1960
video
Cuban atmosphere, 1961
video
Nelson's Pillar, 1961
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Frank O'Connor on Cork, 1961
video
Flying Carpet Post Office, 1962
video
Forth and Clyde canal, 1962
video
Glasgow's last tram, 1962
video
History of bicycles, 1963
video
Beeching report, 1963
video
Port of Whittier - Alaska, 1964
video
Switzerland-Italy tunnel, 1964
video
Spanish breakfast, 1964
video
Whinging poms, 1965
video
Banger racing, 1965
video
Best value bank holiday resorts, 1966
video
Putney to Manchester, 1966
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Mil Mi-10 demonstration, 1967
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Christmas shopping US style, 1967
video
Ring of Kerry driving holiday, 1969
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Venice, The Vanishing Lady, 1969
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1970s

Rowland Emett's Lunar Bikes, 1970
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Aviemore skiing weekend, 1970
video
Chicken poo car, 1971
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Jon Pertwee collapsing a caravan, 1972
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Holiday: Aviemore Centre, 1973
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Brand new express train, 1975
video
The skateboarding craze, 1977
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Massive excavator, 1977
video
New station approach, 1977
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The Last Concorde, 1979
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1980s

Barrel boat man world voyage, 1984
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Sinclair C5 launches, 1985
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1990s and beyond

The Sinclair Zike, 1992
video
Sunderland Flying Boat restored, 1993
video

 

Full programmes

Around the World in 80 Days
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To the Land Where Glaciers Grow
video
One Foot in the Past - Transport
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50 Places To See Before You Die
video

More archive things

Around the UK
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Nature and Environment
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Science and technology
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