Woolton History Tour

Woolton History Tour

Municipal Transport in Lancashire Since 1974

Municipal Transport in Lancashire Since 1974

Buses in Greater Manchester in the 1990s

Publication Date15th December 2020

Book FormatPaperback





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With many rare and previously unpublished images showing the variety of the bus scene post-deregulation.
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Like many of the conurbations across Britain, the Greater Manchester region in the 1990s offered a fascinating mixture of buses from operators both large and small, new and established. The deregulation of the bus industry that began in October 1986 created a lively if sometimes chaotic environment. Operators came and went; some were rather spectacular in their demise. As the 1990s progressed there was gradual consolidation, as increasing areas of operation came under the control of the emerging larger groups – the likes of First, Stagecoach and Arriva.

In this book, Howard Wilde reflects on some of the choice moments of this eventful decade, with a wide selection of photographs from Manchester and the numerous surrounding towns to show a period that was fascinating for the enthusiast, if not always beneficial for the passenger.
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