Jul. 07, 1967 - Postmaster General opens postal fortnight, 1967. Following the success of the Postal week held in 1963, a Postal Fortnight on similar lines, was opened today by Postmaster General, the Rt. Hon. Edward Short, at a Press Conference at Norwich, where there is a prototype fully-mechanised latter sorting office. The train on which members of the Press travelled to Norwich with the PMG included a Travelling Post Office ~pa~h so that the press party were able to see sorting being carried out on the move. Photo shows Mr

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Jul. 07, 1967 - Postmaster General opens postal fortnight, 1967. Following the success of the Postal week held in 1963, a Postal Fortnight on similar lines, was opened today by Postmaster General, the Rt. Hon. Edward Short, at a Press Conference at Norwich, where there is a prototype fully-mechanised latter sorting office. The train on which members of the Press travelled to Norwich with the PMG included a Travelling Post Office ~pa~h so that the press party were able to see sorting being carried out on the move. Photo shows Mr. Edward Short seen trying his hand at sorting in the Travelling Post Office coach, on the train whilst on the way to Norwich today. (Credit Image: Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS)