'A Day With SELNEC', describes the work of SELNEC (South East Lancashire and North East Cheshire Passenger Transport Executive) and was shown to audiences throughout Britain and also in North America and Europe.
Filmed in 1972 covering the work of SELNEC, this film shows what happens during a typical day including bus and coach operation, rail services, early computer scheduling, parcel delivery and coach hire.
Shots include buses in suburban streets, views of Salford, Brooklands railway station and people boarding trains and buses. Training scenes include bus drivers in a classroom, a bus undergoing tests on a skid pan and a driver training session on the road. There are numerous scenes in and around Piccadilly bus station and Piccadilly Gardens, plus shots of Manchester Airport and scenes shot at night. There are also views of Piccadilly railway station and footage taken of, and from, trains in that area.
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Produced in 1972 by British Transport Films for SELNEC Passenger Transport Executive. Originally produced on 16mm film in colour with sound.
Running Time: 23 minutes and 20 seconds.
Featuring Michael Aspel
Photography: Jack West
Editing: Bruce Leonard
Directed by: Kenneth Fairbairn
Producer: Edgar Anstey, British Transport Films