Transport in Portsmouth Dvd




Memories of transport in and around Portsmouth, trams, trolleybuses, buses, floating bridge, ferries and paddle-steamers.

This programme was assembled to commemorate the closure of the Portsmouth’s trolleybuses forty years ago in July 1963.

This fascinating programme features a mix of mostly colour film.

See rare scenes of Corporation (including some colour) and Portsdown and Horndean trams in action.

Enjoy pre-war and early post-war trolleybus activity.

Ride to Floating Bridge in 1984.

See 201 and six-wheeler 214 in service.

Watch a Walsall visitor.

Follow the bus replacement programme.

Take a trolley to most parts of town with detailed coverage of services 5/6 and 17/18.

Shiver in the snow.

Explore peak hour workings.

Visit a scrap yard.

Admire 313 in Bournemouth.

Discover today’s remains.

Admire scenes of Corporation, Provvy (Provincial) and Southdown buses.

Special Features:

The long-closed Floating Bridge.


Whippingham, Sandown, Shanklin and Ryde.

Southsea’s miniature railway.

Some local railway activity.

Atmospheric views of automobiles, fashions, long-vanished buildings and street furniture.

Approx. 85 minutes.

This new dvd is being sold with full permission of Heritage in Motion.