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Download e-book for iPad: Grey-Green: Coaches & Buses by Andrew Mead

By Andrew Mead

ISBN-10: 1445663767

ISBN-13: 9781445663760

Andrew Mead bargains a pictorial heritage of the Grey-Green corporation, who operated autos from the 1st international conflict until eventually 2000. the corporate was once shaped as a haulage provider through the Ewer kin on the finish of the 19th century within the East finish of London. Coaches have been brought after the 1st international conflict, and the corporate progressively grew in measurement over the subsequent years. Many smaller trainer businesses have been bought, together with the well known Orange luxurious Coaches. In 1980, Sunderland motor broker Cowie received the Ewer workforce and, through the mid-1980s, bid to run a lot of London’s bus routes. They gained numerous, together with the primary London path 24 that passes Downing road and the homes of Parliament. the main luck of bus operation led the corporate to buy a few of the country’s significant bus organizations. a choice was once made within the past due Nineteen Nineties to rebrand all businesses within the Cowie crew to Arriva and so the Grey-Green identify used to be lost.

Utilising a number of infrequent color and monochrome pictures, in addition to interval leaflets and timetables, this ebook illustrates the company’s historical past and gives an important consultant to at least one of Britain’s so much iconic bus and trainer operators.

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