23/04/2013

Looking back... local bus & coach operators at the 1985 Milk Cup Final - part 3

This the third in our four part Looking back... photo special in which we are bringing you a selection of photographs showing local operators who provided coaches and buses to transport Norwich City FC fans to the 1985 Milk Cup Final at Wembley Stadium.

The series will be spread out during this month with individual posts covering different operators/topics, this part covers the smaller independant operators who are still around today.

All of the photographs in this four part special are kindly supplied by and are © Colin Apps.

Milk Cup Final 1985, Wembley - part 3 (c) Colin Apps
Sanders - Plaxton bodied Bedford YRT RFL 414M, seen in Glaven Valley livery which was forerunner to the yellow and white version.

Milk Cup Final 1985, Wembley - part 3 (c) Colin Apps
Freestones - Duple bodied Bedford YMT TPJ 287S.

Milk Cup Final 1985, Wembley - part 3 (c) Colin Apps
Semmence - Plaxton bodied Bedford YRT LHK 719P.

Milk Cup Final 1985, Wembley - part 3 (c) Colin Apps
Anglian - short wheelbased Plaxton Paramount B917 RNG, seen when this company was still a small coach operator.

Milk Cup Final 1985, Wembley - part 3 (c) Colin Apps
Matthews - Plaxton bodied Bedford YMT STA 259R.

Milk Cup Final 1985, Wembley - part 3 (c) Colin Apps
Eastons - our final photo in this part is SAA 303M.

Thats it for part three of this photo special, look out for part four covering independant operators who are no longer around - coming soon!