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DUX160 Dengates of Bickley's Bedford Bedford OB with Mulliner 29 seat bus body numbered 29, at Hastings surrounded by Maidstone & District and a Southdown buses. In those days a good variety of vehicles were in every day use, Bedford, Bristol, Leyland, Albion and in background AEC Reliance
AEC Reliance 51 EML in Military Road Chatham about to load for a Theater trip to London 13th Jan 1961
Smith's of Sittingbourne operated this 1950 Leyland Royal Tiger SMU596 seen here at Hastings where the driver (Owner W.H. Smith) is having a nap. This was taken 23rd June 1962 at Hastings
Medway Valley Coaches operated this Austin C29F, seen here at Davis Estate Chatham in 1962, MKN485
Osbournes & Sons of Tollesbury, Essex operated this AEC Regent with a lowbridge body in the early 1960's on their Tollesbury to Maldon Service
Independant operators bought many ex London Transport RT's in the late 50's and early 1960's HLX222 (RT405) went to Osbournes & Sons of Tollesbury, Essex and was photographed on Sunday 4th March 1962 at their Tollsbury depot.
Rolls Coach & Car Hire (L.Morris) of Boreham Wood, Herts, Bedford OB Duple LHY821
Rolls Coach & Car Hire (L.Morris) of Boreham Wood, Herts, Bedford Duple Super Vega YXH864.This was almost new when phographed in December 1960
Rolls Coach & Car Hire (L.Morris) of Boreham Wood, Herts, Bedford OB Duple OHY396 outside the offices. The Beford van behind was also operated by Rolls on a Hospital contract.
This Classic Bedford OB Duple Single Deck 39 seat coach. LXL909 of Osbournes was photographed on 4th March 1962 at their depot in Tollsbury.
Melody Coaches of Strood, Kent had this KKO193 Bedford OB Duple.
Royal Arsnal Co-op Society (R.A.C.S) No 29 KGT599 was a Maudsley Marathon lll rebodied with a Duple Vegacoach in 1956. Thanks to John Wakefield for the correct information