two Devon publications (DUE SEPTEMBER 2013):-
FOUR PENCE TO ORCOMBE POINT
The story of early public transport around Exmouth is a tragedy of several parts. But not all was doom and gloom. Read about the development of Arcadia, Blue ‘Bus Service, Enterprise, Harris’s, Millers, Payns, Burbury’s Royal Blue and others. Motor Trams and Toast-racks along the sea front and passengers like Mrs Pushy-Shovey.
MOTOR ‘BUSES OF NEWTON ABBOT
First published in the 1990’s, now in a revised edition. Tells the story from the steam ‘buses of 1911 through the 1920’s when competition led to a fare of 1d (one old penny) between Newton Abbot and Kingsteignton. Includes the little Blue ‘Bus, Newtonian, Pride of the Moor, Speedwell and others.
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