13 June 2010

Unrepeatable Scene

A Leyland National in New George Street

PCT Leyland National 61 - Ply., New George St - 07-1980

©Jos van Hemert.Plymouth City Transport 61 New George Street July 1980

A great shot of a bus that no longer exists in a location that buses don't go and even if they did it does not look like this anymore! Littlewoods has long gone too and this store is now TJ Hughes. The area is now a pedestrian zone although there is now on street parking along sections of New George Street. I am pretty sure that buses were not regularly using New George Street at this time so I can only assume it was for an event taking place on Royal Parade as buses were often diverted through the City Centre when the Parade was closed. Thanks to Jos for allowing me to use his photos. Expect to see more over the coming weeks!


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Uncle Terry: 122- time to grasp the nettle
Leon Daniels: New Temsa bus launched
In the news: Changes at the top of First Group

Twitter 11th June:
FIRST: Saltash Regatta Parade 19th June: From 1030 - 1130 Fore Street will be closed & services 1/1A & 76 diverted via New Rd & North Rd from 1015.

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