Buses of Skye and the Western Isles

Buses of Skye and the Western Isles

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

In the 1960s, many of the bus services in Scotland s Western Isles, from Lewis and Harris in the north down to Islay in the south, were operated by MacBrayne s, the company which also operated the ferry services between the islands and the mainland. At the start of the 1970s, however, their bus operations were taken over by Highland Omnibuses, part of the Scottish Bus Group, and in this book, John Sinclair, the author of the best-selling Highland Buses, takes the reader back to that time. This unique collection of images, taken almost entirely by the author and dating from the 1960s, when he was practising as a doctor in Stornoway, and from his frequent return visits in the 1970s, provides a vivid window into the past of the isolated communities served by these buses as well as many photographs of the stunning landscapes of Skye and the Western Isles.The ubiquitous Willowbrookbodied smaller Ford R1014 service buses fared no better on Skye, and only two were ever allocated. ... Neither seemed very reliable , being parked up in school holidays, although T76 seemed to cope with the quiet anbsp;...

Title:Buses of Skye and the Western Isles
Author: John Sinclair
Publisher:Amberley Publishing Limited - 2014-04-10

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.

Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA