Eclectic mix

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When David Bell visited South Wales in late summer 1993 he took the opportunity to record the eclectic mix of operators and vehicles then serving the area. The deregulated competitive market created by the 1985 Transport Act, which came into effect in October 1986, saw intense on-street competition in some areas. Today’s much more structured and finely tuned largely commercial bus operations could not be more different, a reflection of how the market has matured since that time


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