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Our current catalogue

Twenty Turbulent Years – front cover

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Twenty Turbulent Years 
The transformation of Britain’s bus industry, 1980-2000

Between 1980 and 2000 almost everything changed in Britain’s bus industry – operators, vehicle types, liveries, regulatory regime. For some this was a colourful new era of opportunity; for others it was a period of chaos and uncertainty, marked by a decline in UK bus manufacturing. Twenty Tubulent Years recalls those years with over 275 colour photographs and detailed, engaging text.

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London's Bus Purchases 1946-1994 – front cover

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London’s Bus Purchases 1946-1994

A stunning reference to almost 22,000 buses, coaches and trolleybuses acquired from 1946 to 1992, both new and secondhand. This hard-covered book of 160 pages covers two dozen chassis manufacturers, and contains nearly 150 colour and black and white images. It includes plenty of informative text about the vehicles and the context, plus easy-reference colour-coded fleet lists.

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Glasgow's Buses front cover

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Glasgow’s Buses

Drawing on new research from the Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust and the Glasgow City Archive, this fascinating and detailed book traces the story of the buses run by Glasgow Corporation and its successors from the 1920s to privatisation in the 1990s. Features more than 275 colour and black and white photographs, plus maps, drawings and fleet lists.

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popup|Scotland's Buses in the 1960s – front cover

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Scotland’s Buses in the 1960s

Scotland’s Buses in the 1960s a stunning pictorial journey through a lost landcape of colour and variety in the bus world. Includes entertaining and authoritative commentary on the many bus types and operators to be found during this classic period in the Scottish bus industry’s development. Contains more than 250 colour photographs in its 128 pages.

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popup|Advancing in a Forward Direction front cover

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Advancing in a Forward Direction

This is is the most comprehensive listing ever of the buses and coaches purchased by the Scottish Bus Group. With informative text about each model and detailed tables of acquisitions, it covers 11,166 buses and coaches bought new by the Group and nearly 700 second-hand purchaces. There are 192 pages and more than 300 colour and black and white photographs.

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