Rural ramblings

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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. There was also the added bonus of visiting coaches in a beautiful part of the world that is still popular for coach tours and was all the more so then. His latest Heritage Gallery draws on pictures he took at that time.

A 1949 Duple bus-bodied Bedford OB that had been new to Bristol Omnibus, photographed at Whiteways garage, Waunfawr in June 1975
A 1949 Duple bus-bodied Bedford OB that had been new to Bristol Omnibus, photographed at Whiteways garage, Waunfawr in June 1975
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