12/01/2014

Looking back... Dacks/Rosemary Coaches photo special - part 2

Today we continue our first new Looking back... feature of 2014 with the second part of Philip Slynn's latest three part guest post 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.

Dack/Rosemary Coaches 2 (c) Philip Slynn
JBD 994 - First up is a 1954 Bristol LS, photographed at their operating centre in 1973, new to United Counties as their 480 © Philip Slynn.

Dack/Rosemary Coaches 2 (c) Philip Slynn
JHW 61E - Another Bristol, an FLF new to Bristol OC as their C7293 in 1967. This was taken in 1981 © Philip Slynn.

Dack/Rosemary Coaches 2 (c) Philip Slynn
NAG 115G - The final Bristol was originally Western SMT T2209 and is a Bristol REMH new in 1969. Photographed in 1981 © Philip Slynn.

Dack/Rosemary Coaches 2 (c) Philip Slynn
VTL 144K - One of the few Bedfords I managed to catch was this VAS5 photographed in 1985. It was new to Simmonds of Great Gonerby in 1972 © Philip Slynn.

Dack/Rosemary Coaches 2 (c) Philip Slynn
XPE 123N - Finally for this batch, love them or hate them, a Ford Transit minibus new in 1974 and photographed in Peterborough in 1982. It was new to London Country in 1974, then to Midland Red in 1977, and purchased (via Ensign) by Dack in 1981 © Philip Slynn.

Look out for the concluding part of the guest post - coming soon!