Diecast Model Buses

Diecast Model Buses

Southdown Ancillary Vehicles

Southdown Ancillary Vehicles

Life After Southdown

Former Buses in Service Elsewhere

Publication Date15th August 2020

Book FormatPaperback

pages96

Illustrations180

Height234

Width165

Rare and interesting scenes featuring buses of the popular Southdown operator after moving elsewhere.
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ISBN
9781445695990
Southdown Motor Services was a well-known and respected bus and coach operator formed in 1915 and based in the south of England. Its vehicles were predominately Leyland in the early days, with Bristol, Daimler and Ford to enter the fleet in later years. Southdown vehicles were maintained to a very high standard, so upon disposal they were very sought after by dealers for resale and often snapped up by other operators for continued use. Some were transferred within the National Bus Company, for example the Daimler Fleetlines went to Crosville and East Kent, the Leyland Atlanteans to Beeline and Ribble; Hants & Dorset also took coaches. Some were used as training buses and for other non-PSV uses such as car transporters.

This book takes a look at former Southdown buses and coaches with their new owners.
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