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The Bristol Story, Part One - 1908-1951
Venture Publications

The Bristol Story, Part One - 1908-1951

Regular price £12.00

This book tells the story of the manufacture of buses by the famous Bristol Tramways & Carriage Co Ltd from 1908, the concern becoming known as Bristol Commercial Vehicles Ltd in 1955. Volume One takes the story from the Company's formation through to 1951 and a later volume will complete the story from then until closure in 1983.

The illustrations chosen show how Bristol buses were sold to operators all over Britain, even before the organisation became linked to Tilling and, later, the National Bus Company. Several companies were for many years almost exclusively Bristol users. Examples of the marque are still a familiar sight today, both in revenue earning service and increasingly on the preservation scene. Several of the magnificently restored examples are shown in the pages of this volume.

Hardback, 160 pages, black & white photographs

ISBN: 9781898432258

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