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Glory Days: Hants & Dorset
Ian Allan

Glory Days: Hants & Dorset

Regular price £6.00

Each book in the 'Glory Days' series from Ian Allan Publishing celebrates a classic transport subject. Encompassing the history of each topic in the text, the books are also illustrated throughout with a fascinating selection of evocative photographs, many of them in colour. All those interested in the history of transport and local history will find in them a nostalgic picture of a vanishing world.

One of the best-known road transport operators along the South Coast of England. Hants & Dorset was established originally as Bournemouth & District Motor Services. The company adopted Its more familiar title when the Tilling Croup acquired a shareholding in 1920 and it came to dominate bus services in rural Hampshire and Dorset. with routes linking the major towns such as Bournemouth, Southampton and Swanage, until it was subsumed in the National Bus Company in 1969. In Glory Days: Hants & Dorset, author James Prince narrates the history of the company from its origins through to the early 1980s, exploring the great variety of the company's operations and fleet during these years.

Hardback, 96 pages, black & white and colour photographs

ISBN: 9780711031050

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