A Pictorial History of BRS, 35 Years of Trucking, by Nick Baldwin

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A Pictorial History of BRS, 35 Years of Trucking, by Nick Baldwin
Published by Roundoak in 2008, 128 pages. Hardback - 21cm by 29.5cm (N7897)

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This book was first published in 1982, and provides a fascinating pictorial history of British Road Services. BRS was a road transport company founded in the aftermath of the Second World War when Britain's road haulage industry was nationalised by Attlee's Labour Government, and as well as charting the history of the company from 1947 to 1982 the book is packed with black and white (and some colour) photographs showing the company's vehicles. Contants include:

Nationalization 1947- 1949
Growth and Consolidation 1950-1953
Denationalization 1953-1956
Phoenix 1957-1962
Full Speed Ahead 1963-1968
Livery and Lettering
BRS in Colour
Parcels
Bristol and Other Manufacturing Interests
Pickfords
Meat and Motors
By Road across the Sea
'Transport Without Tears' - Contracts and Rental
Recent Vehicle Buying Policy
The NFC Revolution 1969-1982