Southdown fleet & routes, 1949.

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Southdown Enthusiasts" Club , [Brighton, Sussex]
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Other titlesSouthdown fleet and routes, 1949., Fleet list and routes as at 1st. January, 1949.
ContributionsSouthdown Enthusiasts" Club.
LC ClassificationsTL232 .S683 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2620838M
LC Control Number85187668

Southdown Motor Services - Fleet History Part 19 - New Saloons and Beadle Rebuilds Southdown Motor Services Fleet History Part 19 £ Title / Author Type Language Date / Edition Publication; 1. Southdown Motor Services Limited: fleet list and routes as at 1st January, 1. Southdown Album Southdown Enthusiasts club Where in the World are the Southern Vectis Buses by John Haines all generally in good condition although the fleet androutes book does have some underlining under the fleet numbers.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Southdown Motor Services Limited: Fleet List and Routes As at 1st January, In this soft back, A5, publication, the SEC looks at Southdown's fleet in detail and the routes they ran in This book contains some black and white photographs to illustrate some of the buses Southdown were running the year the Second World War broke out.

Southdown Fleet and Routes shows the fleet at 1 Januarytogether with the bus and express services operated at that time, details of the service fleet, the garages in use and much more. The booklet has six pages of photographs, a map of the services operated inand a colour cover.

Southdown Fleet History Part 29 - Email to a Friend. Be the first to review this product. Southdown Fleet History Part 17 £ Add to Wishlist. Southdown Fleet History Part 18 £ Southdown Fleet and Routes £ Add to Wishlist.

Southdown - Working Together - Heathfield Pool Services No 5 Steine Street was the legal address displayed on all Southdown Motor Services buses and coaches from till they moved the headquarters to Freshfield Road in the ’s. The offices were adjacent to the coach station, which was Southdown fleet & routes busy during the summer.

The main routes from there were the London and then the South Coast Express. This gave Southdown the right to operate a service (Route 97) from their Royal Parade garage (closed in ) on the seafront near Princes Park, which wound up the steep hairpins to the top of Beachy Head or, in the case of the Routeonward to Birling Gap.

Southdown Motors Services Ltd (although this was the legal name of the company (until ) it was normally referred to as Southdown Motor Services) was a bus and coach operator in East and West Sussex and parts of Hampshire, in southern was formed in and had various owners throughout its history, being purchased by the National Bus Company (NBC) in Timetables, Fares, Maps, and Real Time Information are available on the route information page.

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Up to date information running information on temporary route changes and diversions can be found on our service updates page.

We also have a dedicated tickets page for further information on how to save money using our services. The attractions page is perfect for identifying days out by bus to. • Leopards Prowl around Southdown and Beyond, by Paul Llewellyn, ISBN Paul Llewellyn, a bus enthusiast since the age of eight, has written a book about Southdown Leyland Leopards which were run in the Uckfield area until the late s.

Page 3 Southdown Badge (38mm oval badge with gold script logo on green) Southdown Fleet and Routes Southdown VRs with Stagecoach South Southdown Survivors Detailing all former Southdown Vehicles known to survive. Published March Timetables A selection of post war Southdown timetable leaflets A Selection of Destinations Screens volume 1.

ROUTE INFORMATION. SERVICE UPDATES. DAYS OUT. CONTACT US. More. :Face coverings are mandatory on all public transport. PHOTO GALLERY. Please find below a selection of photos of our vehicles. If you have any pictures that you would like to add to our gallery, please send them to [email protected] 1/2.

Southdown PSV Limited. This page is a profile of the early underfloor-engined coaches that Southdown Motor Services acquired between and For many people, the classic image of a post-war Southdown touring coach is that of their fleet of Harrington Cavaliers, which entered service inthe very end of the period covered by this profile.

southdown motor services ltd Description: Records deposited to date represent principally the corporate, shareholding and financial aspects of the Company's history but the document books (with the associated series of original contracts, agreements, etc., which are as yet unlisted), contain important evidence of working arrangements.

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Southdown survivor: a comprehensive list of surviving privately and commercially owned former Southdown vehicles including type details, current owners and present status. Southdown Motor Servces Limited: fleet list and routes as at 1st January, by Southdown Enthusiasts' Club. Print book. Language: English Southdown Motor.

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£ Click & Collect. The Southdown Enthusiasts Club Fleet List Book £ 7h 31m + £ The historical developments make for fascinating reading but of great interest will be the more than rare and important photographs and documents within the extensive text.

E.g. photos of buses in experimental liveries, varying fleet-name styles, and even a hired-in Southdown coach which retained its livery but carried A&D fleet-names to.

The Fifties were to be the heyday of Southdown with the fleet peaking at 1, vehicles in The joint operations with the Maidstone Company had been enhanced in with a through service from Brighton to Gravesend, at 62miles, the longest bus route in the land.

Then, inthe equally famous 'Heathfield Pool' was launched whereby three. The map also shows the Nechells trolleybuses, which replaced the trams infor the first time in Britain Ð see part 2 of this history. Details of Midland Red bus routes are taken from a BMMO route map. - Recovering from World War 1 The recovery and expansion of the transport system was to match the growth of the city.

Southdown had a very large fleet of Leyland PD2’s, decorated in the company’s later, simplified livery fleet number (JCD86) operates route 7 to Southwick via various other destinations around Brighton on this Town route.

Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone OCTOBER RELEASE. The Dennis chassis had been entering the Southdown fleet through operator acquisition and the reliability of the marquee led to the Company placing its own orders.

was delivered in with a Short Brothers B19R body of all metal construction. Withdrawn in it was sold to a dealer in Hove and rediscovered many years later built into a. Twelve vehicles were added to the fleet in and two new routes introduced. One of the new routes, which originally terminated at Cosham, was extended to Drayton in in competition with a route provided by Southdown Motor Services, which retaliated by running more journeys into Portsmouth.

A change in legislation in saw the routes. The straight framed Avenger was introduced inand the overall dimensions of the bhp litre six cylinder petrol engined Mk I were 27ft 6ins by 7ft 6ins.

This Titan PD3/4 in the Southdown fleet is seen in somewhat strange surroundings. She is adjacent to a public park outside Dock Gate 4 in Southampton on 23 August while on.

This illustrated book records the seventy-year history of passenger-vehicle operation of Southdown and includes an Southdown bus route folding map.

Previous owner's name and date of purchase on foreword page in top right hand corner. Casebound hardback with a little fading to the spine otherwise in very good condition cm x 30cm ISBN. Reading Buses is a bus operator serving the towns of Reading, Bracknell, Newbury, Slough, Windsor, Wokingham and the surrounding area in the county of Berkshire, England, as well as parts of Greater operating company is officially known as Reading Transport Limited, and is owned by Reading Borough Council.

The fleetname said 'Southdown - BH & D" on the former Brighton & Hove buses. Not a good time, but it was all put right eventually. In February a 'Southdown - BH & D' FLF on busy route 2 passes a Southdown 'Queen Mary', apparently paused at the Old Steine for a crew change (the relief crew can be seen approaching).

RUF Former Southdown fleet number this is a Leyland PD2 with Beadle H59RD bodywork. One of a batch of 12 similar vehicles delivered new in CUF Queen Mary Leyland PD3/4 NCME Fixed Head. GNJN Bristol VRT/SL6G withECW body ex Southdown April saw Southdown PSV taking over the and routes between Edenbridge and Tunbridge Wells, plus journeys on the and This required more buses, which included four ex-LDPs from London General (LDP, ), which had been single-doored and painted in the blue/white/turquoise.

Sixty-five of these all-Leyland PD2s entered the fleet It was always interesting to come across No.1s in any fleet though by no means all had them. In Leicester's was a Metro-Cammel bodied AEC Regent III of Fleet No: Registration Number: Route No: Quantity: Date Released: CC Southdown Austin A35 van (Corgi Collector Club model) CC n/k: Southdown Scammell Highwayman Crane: KUF n/k: Southdown Morris J van: V RUF 11/Go Ahead Fleet Book (Andrew Woolhouse) £ Scottish Bus Fleet Book (Andrew Woolhouse) £ Southdown Fleet & Routes (revised edition) recent £ Southdown Fleet History Part 29 (SEC) £ Southdown Fleet History Part 30 (SEC) NEW £ Brighton & Hove Fleet History Part 12 (Epilogue (i)) (SEC) £