02/02/2014

Looking back... Spalding in the late 1990's - part 2

Today we bring you the second part of our latest two part Looking back... feature , in this selection, using photographs from David Bell's archives we continue our look at a variety of operators in the Spalding area in the late 1990's.

Operators featured in this part include Carnells of Long Sutton, Elseys, Fowlers Travel and Kimes.

Spalding in 1997 2 (c) David Bell
First in this selection we see Fowlers Travel Leyland Atlantean LUG 88P, new to West Yorkshire PTE this bus could still recently be found in service with Warwickshire-based Big Red Party Bus © David Bell.

Spalding in 1997 2 (c) David Bell
Here we have another Leyland Fleetline, this time SJI 6568 seen whilst working for Kimes in Spalding © David Bell.

Spalding in 1997 2 (c) David Bell
The penultimate photo in this selection features a very unusual and rare vehicle, Elseys Wadham Stringer bodied Iveco Turbocity M290 OUR, one of only a small number built this bus was new as a demonstrator in 1995 © David Bell.

Spalding in 1997 2 (c) David BellWe finish with this photograph of Carnells of Long Sutton Bristol VRT GTX 755W, this was new to National Welsh Omnibus Services in 1980 © David Bell.

That's all for this time, look out for more Looking back... features - coming soon!