Bristol Returns for Mule Reunion

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David Fricker’s 1957 Bristol LS will return its former operating area for the first time in 43 years. DAVID FRICKER

A 1957 ex-Southern National Bristol LS owned by North Somerset Coaches manager David Fricker will star at a two day special reunion for the much-missed Jurassic (later Mendip) Mule this weekend, Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September.

David’s bus, registration TUO497, is returning to its former ‘home’ area of Seaton in Devon for the first time since 1976, when the bus was based at the

TUO497, right, at Seaton in the 1970s. DEREK GAWN COLLECTION

former Southern National depot now used by Axe Valley.

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