246 : BNH 246C : 1965 Daimler Roe
258 : GNH 258F : 1967 Daimler Roe
267 : JVV 267G : 1968 Daimler Roe
... and a lot more in bits.
9 : NH 9189 : 1929 FCX Grose
146 : VV 9141 : 1946 Crossley Roe (& 3 others)
197 : DNH 197 : 1953 Daimler Roe
211 : JVV 211 : 1959 Daimler Roe
250 : BNH 250C : 1966 Daimler Roe
266 : JVV 266G : 1968 Daimler Roe
66 : VVV 66S : 1977 Bristol Alexander/East Lancs
How about something similar, First Bus? Something less cluttered up with ticket price offers, Stagecoach? Something a little different, occasionally, from boring blue, Arriva? If not civic pride, certainly Local Pride for local services needs to be rebuilt.
Meanwhile, 129's owner has created a truly magnificent web site covering both the history of Northampton trams and buses AND his personal commitment to hard work in the preservation of his beautiful bouncing baby. You can find it here. Read it, and enjoy!
Next blog : due Monday August 15th
Delayed Dagenham Part 5