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Affordable Fares! 1957
A time when travel by rail and bus was cheap and plentiful! No mobile phones in the dining cars and a station within easy reach of most towns and villages.
EdwardV111th Pillar Box
A rare Edward V111th pillar box. Send me feedback via contact form if you know where this is located. Sorry, no prizes!
HMHS Amarapoora. Post War
Amarapoora saw service as a Royal Navy hospital ship in the second world war.
L.N.E.R RMS Vienna
Built for London North Eastern Railway in 1929 by John Brown &Co. Vienna was used as a troop ship during WW2.
Mead Transport Lorry OMH 874E
Mead Transport was based in Wembley. Their lorries were regular visitors to London's docks. Photo at N shed, West India dock in September 1967. Worcester can be seen in the background.
Nicholas Laboratories Sales Conference
Nicholas Labs, an Aspro-Nicholas subsidiary, held their 1970 conference at Old England Hotel Windermere. An ethical company that sadly no longer exists.
Note from Indian Army Patient
Note dated 23rd February 1944 from a patient on HMHS Amarapoora.
Pinner Red Lion c 1963
Last orders at the Red Lion was 16th May 1963. Bus is LT route 183 Pinner to Golders Green. See WebLinks page for more info.
PSV Driver's Badge
Bus drivers used to have to wear a similar badge. "N" was issued by Metropolitan Traffic Area. (www.stephenhowarth.co.uk for more info )
Sail Training Ship HMS Worcester 3
Photographed at South Dock, West India Dock in September 1967. (www.hms-worcester.co.uk)
This picture of the annual fare, in Pinner High Street, is from a water-colour painted by my father c.1953
Bristol Buses at Elms Coaches, Kenton, Middlesex
Elms Coaches operated several Bristol buses. Some ran on the 98b bus route between Ruislip & Rayners Lane. See WebLinks page for more info.
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