Lytham St Annes Transport (Super Prestige Series) by Harry Postlethwaite
Lytham St Annes
(Super Prestige Series)
by Harry Postlethwaite
Paperback: 128 pages
with about 150 photos.
Publisher: Venture Publications Ltd (10 Dec 2009)
St. Annes Corporation Transport was somewhat overshadowed by its larger neighbour
Blackpool but maintained a character of its own.
commences with the infamous gas trams and moves into the electric tramway era. The
trams were joined by the distinctive blue and white buses, an unusual feature being
the retention of torque convertor transmission in prewar Leylands until withdrawal
in the early sixties.
operation ceased in 1937. Local government reorganisation brought about a change of
name to 'Fylde' and deregulation saw considerable expansion of the
activities including hiring to National Express took vehicles to many parts of the
country. The story concludes with the takeover by Blackpool Transport Services.
Fully illustrated with excellent photographs and maps.
Early Days of Transport in the
St Annes on the Sea Urban District
The Borough of Lytham St
Fylde Borough Council
Return of the Lion
Bus Fleet Improvements
Fylde Transport Ltd
A Pictorial Review
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