Ambassador Travel A101 HNC and OEX 800W at Barton Mills - 28 Apr 1985

On the A11 at Barton Mills and Red Lodge : Album 1

Among David Slater (Spoddendale)'s albums  >  Mildenhall area - bus nostalgia



  • Ambassador Travel A101 HNC and OEX 800W at Barton Mills - 28 Apr 1985

    Sunday 28 April 1985 (1513) – Work had already started to upgrade the A11 to dual carriageway between Fiveways, Barton Mills and Red Lodge and I took the opportunity to climb a huge pile of earth positioned by the construction company to get this unique p…

  • Den Caney A720 UOP passing Barton Mills - 28 Apr 1985

    Sunday 28 April 1985 – Den Caney Universal Travel, Birmingham A720 UOP, a Plaxton Paramount bodied Leyland Tiger new to the company in August 1983, seen passing the Dog and Partridge Inn at Barton Mills, Suffolk. Work had already started in creating a dua…

  • C J Down of Marytavey, Devon 8933 CD at Barton Mills - 24 Mar 1985

    Sunday 24 March 1985 – Millfords Garage and filling station at Barton Mills was located on the site now occupied by the Esso station on the eastbound carriageway leading up to Fiveways. The house in the left background stands on the corner of Tuddenham Ro…


  • Taylors KUW 528P at Barton Mills - 28 Apr 1985

    Sunday 28 April 1985 – Taylors KUW 528P, a Plaxton Supreme bodied AEC Reliance new to National Travel South East in April 1976, passing the Dog and Partridge Inn at Barton Mills. Work had already started in creating a dual carriageway between here and Cha…

  • Percivals Coaches 80 (LWL 744W) at Barton Mills - 28 Apr 1985

    Sunday 28 April 1985 - Percivals Coaches 80 (LWL 744W) passing the Dog and Partridge Inn at Barton Mills when working the 0820 Oxford to Thetford service 747. The service was operated jointly with Premier Travel Services and National Express.

  • Taylor's Reliance 578 CYA (VGV 50X, VIL 3087, DMJ 401X) at Barton Mills - 3 Jul 1993

    Saturday 3 July 1993 - Taylor’s Reliance Coaches was based in Meppershall, Bedfordshire and operated two summer Saturday holiday services to Norfolk Coast resorts which passed along the A11 taking a refreshment break at Barton Mills. 578 CYA, a Plaxton Su…


  • Taylor's Reliance 2290 PK (A503 WGF) at Barton Mills - 3 Jul 1993

    Saturday 3 July 1993 - Taylor’s Reliance Coaches, Meppershall, Bedfordshire 2290 PK was a Plaxton Paramount I bodied Volvo B10M new to Epsom Coaches, Epsom, Surrey as A503 WGF in April 1984. Taylor’s had a number of vehicles that had been updated with lat…

  • Taylor's Reliance 2290 PK (A503 WGF) and Soul Brothers VUD 483 (C783 MVH) at Barton Mills - 3 Jul 1993

    Saturday 3 July 1993 - Taylor’s Reliance Coaches, Meppershall, Bedfordshire 2290 PK was a Plaxton Paramount I bodied Volvo B10M new to Epsom Coaches, Epsom, Surrey as A503 WGF in April 1984. Taylor’s had a number of vehicles that had been updated with lat…

  • Taylor's Reliance 617 MUR (PGH 687Y) at Barton Mills - 19 Aug 1995

    Saturday 19 August 1995 - Taylor’s Reliance Coaches, Meppershall, Bedfordshire 617 MUR was a Plaxton Paramount I bodied Volvo B10M new to Richardson Coaches, London SW14 as PGH 687Y in June 1983. Taylor’s had a number of vehicles that had been updated wit…


  • Taylor's Reliance TSU 477 (B617 CKG) at Barton Mills - 6 Aug 1994

    Saturday 6 August 1994 - Taylor’s Reliance Coaches, Meppershall, Bedfordshire TSU 477 was a Plaxton Paramount I bodied Leyland Tiger new to Hills of Tredegar as B617 CKG in April 1995. Taylor’s had a number of vehicles that had been updated with later mod…

  • Taylor's Reliance TSU 477 (B617 CKG) at Barton Mills - 4 Jul 1992

    Saturday 4 July 1992 - Taylor’s Reliance Coaches, Meppershall, Bedfordshire TSU 477 was a Plaxton Paramount I bodied Leyland Tiger new to Hills of Tredegar as B617 CKG in April 1995. It was seen at Barton Mills (A1065 lay-by) during a refreshment break wh…

  • Taylor's Reliance TSU 477 (B617 CKG) and Ouse Valley E22 XHL at Barton Mills - 4 Jul 1992

    Saturday 4 July 1992 - Taylor’s Reliance Coaches, Meppershall, Bedfordshire TSU 477 was a Plaxton Paramount I bodied Leyland Tiger new to Hills of Tredegar as B617 CKG in April 1995. It was seen at Barton Mills (A1065 lay-by) during a refreshment break wh…


  • Taylor's Reliance timetable covers for 1995 and 1998

    Covers of the Taylor’s Reliance Coaches summer Saturday holiday services timetables for 1995 and 1998. The owners of the company, which was based in Meppershall, Bedfordshire, retired in 2001 and the business closed down.

  • Taylor's Reliance timetable for 1995

    Taylor’s Reliance Coaches was based in Meppershall, Bedfordshire and operated two summer Saturday holiday services to Norfolk Coast resorts which passed along the A11 taking a refreshment break at Barton Mills. In the 1995 timetable the Cromer/Sheringham…

  • Taylor's Reliance timetable for 1998

    Taylor’s Reliance Coaches was based in Meppershall, Bedfordshire and operated two summer Saturday holiday services to Norfolk Coast resorts. This timetable shows those operated in 1998 which passed along the A11 taking a refreshment break at Barton Mills.…


  • York Brothers XHO 856 in Red Lodge - 20 Aug 1988

    Saturday 20 August 1988 – The community of Red Lodge on the A11 between Newmarket and Barton Mills was by-passed in September 1991 but prior to that it was always busy with traffic particularly on summer Saturdays when holidaymakers were heading to or fro…

  • York Brothers KHB 34W at Barton Mills - Aug 1982

    Saturday 1 August 1992 – York Brothers of Cogenhoe near Northampton 62 (KHB 34W), a Plaxton Supreme VI bodied Ford R1115, seen at AJ’s Family Restaurant at Barton Mills in Suffolk when operating their summer Saturday holiday service back to Northampton fr…

  • York Brothers RBD 287Y and OPR 505W at Barton Mills - Aug 1982

    A Saturday in August 1992 (approx. 1610) - York Brothers of Cogenhoe near Northampton Plaxton Supreme bodied Ford R1115 coaches seen at AJ’s Family Restaurant at Barton Mills in Suffolk when operating their summer Saturday holiday service back to Northamp…


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