06/01/2014

Looking back... Dacks/Rosemary Coaches photo special - part 1

For our first new Looking back... feature of 2014 we are delighted to bring you another three part guest post by Philip Slynn which this time features some of the interesting variety of vehicles operated by Terrington St Clement and King's Lynn based Dacks and predecessor Rosemary Coaches.

All of the photos and caption information in this three part special have been kindly supplied by Philip Slynn.

Looking back... Dack/Rosemary Coaches (part 1 of 3) (c) Philip Slynn
BBU 396J - first up is this 1971 AEC Reliance/Plaxton photographed on a National Express duplicate in Peterborough during 1987 © Philip Slynn.

Looking back... Dack/Rosemary Coaches (part 1 of 3) (c) Philip Slynn
HCF 361 - Next up is a 1955 AEC Reliance with a Duple body photographed in 1974. My notes say it was photographed in Ramsey, but the location does not look too familiar © Philip Slynn

Looking back... Dack/Rosemary Coaches (part 1 of 3) (c) Philip Slynn
THX 573S - penultimate photo in this part shows Daimler is ex LT DMS2573 purchased by Dacks in 1991 and pictured here in King's Lynn bus station in 1992 © Philip Slynn.

Looking back... Dack/Rosemary Coaches (part 1 of 3) (c) Philip Slynn
ONF 705C - We finish with another Daimler, this time a Fleetline originally new to Manchester in 1965. This was photographed in 1983 at the King's Lynn operating centre © Philip Slynn.

Hope you enjoyed the first part of this post, look out for part 2 which will be online by the weekend.