Even in a black and white photograph, older readers will be able to tell you that this bus would have been painted orange, green and cream. It’s an old Glasgow Corporation bus in 1952 when the Corpy simply fitted a snow plough on the front of old buses and sent them off first thing in … More Ploughing your way to the bus stop
Very much beloved of Victor Lewis-Smith, this production by the Colonial Film Unit tells those finding themselves foreign, how to use London’s bus service. Note to writers of American television programmes: this is exactly what life is still like in Britain, and you are quite correct to groundlessly assume that everyone still speaks in either … More Journey by a London Bus (1950)
The Bristol Lodekka was a low-height double-decker bus built by Bristol Commercial Vehicles in England. It was the first production bus design to have no step up from the passenger entrance throughout the lower deck, although Gilford and Leyland Motors had developed low floor buses in the 1930s, these did not enter production.