22/02/2014

Looking back... Grettons, Peterborough - part 2

For his latest two part Looking back... guest post, Philip Slynn is focusing on the long established Peterborough-based operator Grettons. Over the two parts of this post we are looking at a variety of vehicles operated by the company over the years including an interesting range of both double deckers and coaches - enjoy!

Grettons 2 (c) Philip Slynn
BOA 943K - Here we have a 1972 AEC Reliance with a Caetano Lisboa body, pictured in 1982 © Philip Slynn.

Grettons 2 (c) Philip Slynn
RBM 426M - This is a 1974 AEC/UTIC pictured at the depot in 1986. This was new to Cook of Dunstable © Philip Slynn.

Grettons 2 (c) Philip Slynn
GEX 257N - Another AEC is this Willowbrook bodied one. This was new in 1974 to Culling of Norwich. 1987 picture in Peterborough on National Express duties © Philip Slynn.

Grettons 2 (c) Philip Slynn
LYU 567P - Another Willowbrook bodied AEC new to National Travel(SE) in 1976 this one has the distinctive '008' body and is a 1988 picture at Queensgate bus station © Philip Slynn.

Grettons 2 (c) Philip Slynn
NJI 5892 - Final picture is of one of the Scanias that has now left the fleet and is a 1988 K112 with a Jonckheere DD coach body. This is a 1997 shot © Philip Slynn.

Many thanks to Philip for supplying the photographs and captions used in both parts of this enjoyable special guest post!