Solo gathering

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Nick Larkin reports on a 17-year-old vehicle fitter who is building up a collection of Optare Solos – including the oldest survivor

Ryan Coles works for Tech Trucks in Herefordshire, which has now taken over Sargeants of Kington, where his mum, Vicki is a driver. Ryan has grown up with commercial vehicles, his grandad, David Lloyd, running Lloyd Specialised Haulage in Powys.

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