Looking up at Lodge’s

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Proving popular on a local tour during the bus, car and coach rally was heritage fleet member LTA 752, an ex-Western National Bedford OB which was ten years old when it was bought by Lincolnshire Road Car and converted to ‘toast rack’ specification by Duple of Hendon for use in Skegness. NICK LARKIN












The Lodge Coaches preserved fleet is back and hard at work post-pandemic, with several new additions. NICK LARKIN catches up at the firm’s car and bus rally

We need all the good news we can get nowadays, so it’s great to report that the much admired vintage fleet of High Easter, Essex-based Lodge Coaches is once again in great demand post pandemic.

There are currently 10 fully active vehicles, which range from a Ford Model T, commissioned as a replica of Lodge’s first vehicle to mark the firm’s centenary in 2020, to YMJ 555S, a fine Duple C53F Duple-bodied Bedford YMT new to Lodge Coaches in 1978.

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