SOME OF THE TOWN BUSES OF DORSET


DORSET (RURAL)
DORSET (URBAN)
SOMERSET
WILTSHIRE
HAMPSHIRE
FAROE ISLANDS
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ISLE OF SKYE
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A
N URBAN FORAY BUT STILL IN DORSET

Rossmore Bus - the early days - the story of Miss Foott's buses from the 1920s to the 1980s

Rossmore Bus - later years - up Monkeys Hump and down Heavenly Bottom, from 1983 onwards

           Rossmore Relief - a hectic Saturday lunchtime in the sun

Roadliner - the Rossmore Flyer reborn, and again in private operator's hands from 2006 until summer 2009

Routemaster Bournemouth  -  competitive operations on the streets of the holiday resort in 1993 and 1994 

            Late turn 114 duty - or the joys of driving a Routemaster

Charlie's Cars - cheeky green and white minibuses around Bournemouth from 1986 to 1988

            Charlie's Cars - as they were in the years before, the story of their long established coaching activities

            Shamrock & Rambler - a look back at another famous Bournemouth coach operator

Shamrock Buses - recalling the orange and cream livery of Shamrock & Rambler Coaches of days gone by

Poole Bay Services  -  an early entrant in the annals of bus deregulation back in 1986

Interbus  -  from Thomas Hardy's Casterbridge across the Dorset heaths

 
WEYMOUTH HAPPENINGS

Dorset Transit  -  a newer operator with a most interesting raison d'etre, but now sadly no more

Weybus  -  Steve Oxbrow tells of competition in the Dorset seaside town of Weymouth from 1995 to 1998

Smiths of Portland - buses to Portland that were run by Portlanders a few years ago

Sureline - blue buses on the Portland route, then further afield too

 

Charlies Cars bookletRoutemaster Bournemouth leaflet
DORSET (RURAL)
DORSET (URBAN)
SOMERSET
WILTSHIRE
HAMPSHIRE
FAROE ISLANDS
NORMANDIE
ISLE OF SKYE
LINKS
LINCOLNSHIRE




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