COUNTRY BUSES IN  LINCOLNSHIRE

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SOME LINCOLNSHIRE OPERATORS REMEMBERED

Reliance of Great Gonerby - local and country services in and around Grantham

        also includes 'Grantham after Reliance' and Centrebus local operations

Kimes of Folkingham - until recently a worker's co-operative

The Delaine of Bourne - over a hundred and twenty years of service to south Lincolnshire

Pulfrey of Great Gonerby - on the Grantham to Newark road

Hudsons of Horncastle - from the cathedral city of Lincoln by way of Bardney to Horncastle

Hunts of Alford - from the foot of the Wolds, they celebrated their 80th anniversary in 2010

Holme Delight of Donington - with a busy route from Boston to Donington and Spalding

Sharp of Boston - to Freiston Shore on The Wash  -  Gordon Sharp remembers the family business

Cream Bus Service - W H Patch's buses in and around Stamford

Brylaine Travel - thirty years service to the people of Lincolnshire

Elseys of Gosberton - along the fenland lanes of South Holland from Quadring to Spalding

Fowlers of Holbeach Drove - still serving South Holland after sixty five years

Wrights of Louth - based in the historic capital of the Lincolnshire Wolds

Gosling of Mareham-le-Fen - an operator long gone from the roads of Lincolnshire

Bett of Billingborough - The 'Better Way' Bus Service of the 1930s

Sleaford to Little Hale - Sharpe of Heckington - some thoughts on the buses along this route

link to reliance

link to hudsons

Fowlers of Holbeach Drove: Leyland CJN441C from the heritage fleet, seen passing through Market Deeping in 1995.
(photo with thanks from the johnmightycat1 collection)

Reliance of Great Gonerby: Dennis Dart M821RCP at Grantham bus station in 1996, leaving for Nottingham. It passed later to Centrebus.
(photo with thanks from the johnmightycat1 collection)
fowlers heritage double decker

reliance at grantham bus station

This is a site of historical record and does not contain current service information

with thanks for much help from John Brogden


DORSET (RURAL)
DORSET (URBAN)
SOMERSET
WILTSHIRE
HAMPSHIRE
FAROE ISLANDS
NORMANDIE
ISLE OF SKYE
LINKS
LINCOLNSHIRE