A coaching parade

The Tulip Festival and Parade in Spalding took place on the first Saturday in May from 1959 through to 2013. In its day it was a major event in the coaching calendar with quite literally […]


Record rail replacement

Go-Ahead London arranged for 267 coaches and buses to be available to cover the closure of rail lines south of Three Bridges. David Bell was on the scene to photograph some of the vehicles involved


Rural ramblings

David Bell visited Shropshire and North Wales on several occasions in the mid 1970s, a time when local operators – and there were plenty of them then – could field a rich variety of vehicles. […]

Bus News

Route mastering

David Bell has compiled a selection of pictures of Routemasters that saw further use both in and outside their traditional London home. Often they were seen by operators as a competitive tool or a means […]