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Bristol Lodekka

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Lodekka’s first appeared in service during the period when the passenger transport industry was enjoying a peak in popularity.  Passenger numbers were among their highest ever in the provinces and most members of society relied on public transport for journeys to & from work or school.  The Lodekka was supplied only to state owned transport operators, as a result of sales restrictions imposed on the manufacturer, yet some 5217 examples were built between 1949 & 1968, making it one of the most familiar British double decker bus types throughout the 1950’s, 60’s & 70’s.

This book features a huge variety of photographs, including a number of official views which will be of great interest to modellers & enthusiasts alike, recalls a period when Bristol Lodekkas not only formed the mainstay of many provincial bus fleets but also one in which company liveries were closely associated with specific areas of the country, it gives a colourful look at the life & times of Bristol ,Lodekka, portraying it in different liveries & locations as it worked the country with a variety of operators.

Product description

ISBN: 9781913870072
Binding: Paperback
Dimensions: 243mm x 170mm
Pages: 96