WWII travel in the UK
Petrol (gasoline) was severely rationed in Britain during World War II.
Personal travel options were mostly train, bus, bicycle or horse.
A British family on holiday travel with servants.
The government request that servants be released for war work was not always complied with.
Circa: March 1941
American GIs and British civilians crowd a train station on a London-bound platform.
The British Newspaper Library
London NW9 5HE
An Iron-monger’s wagon (hardware peddler) in Colchester England.
Circa: August 1944