The Heanor and District Omnibus Company, by John Bennett

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The Heanor and District Omnibus Company, by John Bennett

The Heanor and District Omnibus Company, by John Bennett

Published by the Heanor and District Local History Society, 29 pages. A5 size Booklet (N3511)

Condition of the booklet is generally excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Their is a small price sticker on the rear side cover

The company was formed by group of local bus and coach operators in the spring of 1934. The owners hoped to prosper by working together to provide local bus services and to transport large numbers of workers to the British Celanese factory at Spondon near Derby. This booklet charts the struggle of the company to survive and to keep the vehicles on the road, a battle which ended after just four years with the sale of the business to Barton Transport, Trent Motor Traction and the Midland General Omnibus Company

The booklet is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs

Heanor is a town in the Amber Valley district of Derbyshire, and this booklet provides a fascinating short history of The Heanor and District Omnibus Company

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