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  • The business of bus recovery

    The business of bus recovery

    Chris Graham on 23rd September 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop take a nostalgic look at the business of bus recovery and the inventive ways operators have tackled it.

  • 1978 London to Brighton Road Run

    1978 London to Brighton Road Run

    Chris Graham on 30th August 2021

    Peter Esposito takes a nostalgic look back at the variety of interesting vehicles that took part in the 1978 London to Brighton Road Run. 1978 London to Brighton Road Run: Sentinel S6, BRF 200, of 1933 was the first six-wheeled…

  • Classic tippers and dumpers

    Classic tippers and dumpers

    Chris Graham on 20th May 2021

    Mike Forbes presents photos from the Chris Hodge ‘Stilltime’ archive featuring classic tippers and dumpers in different quarry settings.

  • Bus company breakdown trucks

    Bus company breakdown trucks

    Chris Graham on 9th May 2021

    Dudley Rhodes offers a selection of photos featuring bus company breakdown trucks, many of which were themselves converted, classic buses.

  • Preserved recovery trucks

    Preserved recovery trucks

    Chris Graham on 6th April 2021

    Retaining recovery vehicles has prolonged the life of many lorries, as Dudley Rhodes' preserved recovery truck images demonstrate.

  • Neath Valley Collection

    Neath Valley Collection

    Chris Graham on 14th February 2021

    Peter Simpson enjoys a rare invitation to look around the massive but little-known Neath Valley collection of vintage and classic vehicles. Photography: Martyn Barnwell Ian Davies with just three lorries from his amazing Neath Valley Vehicle Collection. When it comes…

  • Vanished lorries of the 1980s

    Vanished lorries of the 1980s

    Chris Graham on 3rd June 2020

    In a nostalgic look at the commercial vehicle scene, Dick Furniss recalls some of the notable but now vanished lorries of the 1980s.