David Slater (Spoddendale)'s photos with the Yelloway

Associated Motorways Summer 1972 timetable cover

Associated Motorways Summer 1972 timetable cover
The cover of the advance copy of the Summer 1972 Associated Motorways timetable. The final issue would feature a cover of higher grade paper colour printed. The cover of my very care worn copy is now almost detached. Associated Motorways would also produc…
Added on July 17, 2016

Yelloway and Associated Motorways timetable leaflet 1936

Yelloway and Associated Motorways timetable leaflet 1936
The Yelloway ‘Devonian’ service originally travelled via Gloucester and Bristol. At Gloucester connections to Red and White’s services were offered and at Bristol to those of Greyhound Motors. From Saturday 22 August 1936 the Yelloway service was diverted…
Added on July 17, 2016

Associated Motorways Summer 1949 timetable cover

Associated Motorways Summer 1949 timetable cover
The Associated Motorways timetable book cover (left is the rear cover and right is the front cover) for the Summer of 1949. So that no one member company would derive benefit from the publicity the consortium used orange, green and black as its house colo…
Added on July 17, 2016

Associated Motorways Summer 1954 timetable cover

Associated Motorways Summer 1954 timetable  cover
The Associated Motorways timetable book cover (left is the rear cover and right is the front cover) for the Summer of 1954. The route map on the front cover has been significantly expanded since that of the 1949 issue and includes the Ribble, Western SMT…
Added on July 17, 2016

Associated Motorways Summer 1954 timetable for the Gloucester-Cheltenham-London service (including a direct Swansea-London faster service)

Associated Motorways Summer 1954 timetable for the Gloucester-Cheltenham-London service (including a direct Swansea-London faster service)
These pages were from the Associated Motorways Summer 1954 timetable book and show the timings for the Gloucester-Cheltenham-London service. A point of curiosity I find is that the summer only quicker direct Swansea to London day service is included in th…
Added on July 17, 2016

Associated Motorways Summer 1954 timetable for the Swansea to Cheltenham service (including a direct Swansea-London faster service)

Associated Motorways Summer 1954 timetable for the Swansea to Cheltenham service (including a direct Swansea-London faster service)
These pages were from the Associated Motorways Summer 1954 timetable book and show the timings for the Swansea to Cheltenham service. The summer only quicker direct Swansea to London day service is also included in this timetable and also in that for the…
Added on July 17, 2016

Associated Motorways Winter 1954-55 timetable cover

Associated Motorways Winter 1954-55 timetable cover
The Associated Motorways timetable book cover (left is the rear cover and right is the front cover) for the Winter period 1954/1955 was similar to that used in Summer of 1954 although this copy was not colour printed. I am not sure if this was an advance…
Added on July 17, 2016

Associated Motorways Summer 1972 timetable for the Great Yarmouth to Cheltenham service

Associated Motorways Summer 1972 timetable for the Great Yarmouth to Cheltenham service
A typical timetable layout from an Associated Motorways timetable book. Each page featured a particular service usually on adjacent pages, each direction having a page of its own. In addition to the times for the particular service there was abridged cont…
Added on July 17, 2016

Associated Motorways Summer 1972 workings

Associated Motorways Summer 1972 workings
This is a photocopy of what was the lead sheet of an almost full set of formal licensing/administration documents produced by Associated Motorways for the Summer 1972 - back then these were spirit duplicated on foolscap paper. The sheet contains a list of…
Added on July 17, 2016

Associated Motorways Winter 1972-73 timetable cover

Associated Motorways Winter 1972-73 timetable  cover
The National Bus Company came into being in 1969. A few years later NBC created National Travel which led to the countrywide coach network that later became National Express. The services of the Associated Motorways consortium became part of the network.…
Added on July 17, 2016

Associated Motorways (National Travel) Summer 73 timetable cover

Associated Motorways (National Travel) Summer 73 timetable cover
The National Bus Company came into being in 1969. A few years later NBC created National Travel which led to the countrywide coach network that later became National Express. The services of the Associated Motorways consortium became part of that network.…
Added on July 17, 2016

SUT SPY 372X - 7 Sep 1989

SUT SPY 372X - 7 Sep 1989
Thursday 7 September 1989 - S.U.T. of Sheffield operated National Express services through Mildenhall for a time. SPY 372X was a Plaxton Supreme bodied Leyland Leopard PSU5C/4R that had been new to Martindale Coaches of Ferryhill in March 1982. After sale…
Added on December 16, 2015

SUT SPY 372X - 7 Sep 1989

SUT SPY 372X - 7 Sep 1989
Thursday 7 September 1989 - S.U.T. of Sheffield operated National Express services through Mildenhall for a time. SPY 372X was a Plaxton Supreme bodied Leyland Leopard PSU5C/4R that had been new to Martindale Coaches of Ferryhill in March 1982. After sale…
Added on December 16, 2015

Extract from the 'Roadway Motor Coach Timetable' 1932 (page 189)

Extract from the 'Roadway Motor Coach Timetable' 1932 (page 189)
The timetable for the Yelloway Lancashire-London service as shown in the 'Roadway Motor Coach Timetable' 1932. Day and night services operated from Blackpool but the feeder service from Rochdale was for the day service only.
Added on January  1, 2014

DSCF1379 Longster Bros HDK 15 (photo on display at Nidderdale Museum)

DSCF1379 Longster Bros HDK 15 (photo on display at Nidderdale Museum)
Friday 28 August 2015 – This photograph on display at the Nidderdale Museum in Pateley Bridge shows a Duple Vista bodied Bedford OB operated by Longster Brothers, a company based in Pateley Bridge that closed sometime during the 1970s or 1980s. HDK 15 had…
Added on August 29, 2015

DSCF0699 David Slater, your Ipernity host

DSCF0699 David Slater, your Ipernity host
Sunday 5 July 2015 - David Slater seen at Oldham during the 'Yelloway 100' road run posed with NNC 855P. This Duple Dominant bodied AEC Reliance was new to Yelloway in 1976 and now houses the Yelloway Museum collection.
Added on July  6, 2015

DSCF0700 The men behind the Yelloway Museum collection

DSCF0700 The men behind the Yelloway Museum collection
Sunday 5 July 2015 - The Yelloway Museum collection was put together by Dave Haddock (standing in this photo). It was originally housed in a shed at his home but in due course he acquired NNC 855P so that the collection could be more widely seen by the pu…
Added on July  6, 2015

DSCF0801 'Yelloway 100' leaflet

DSCF0801 'Yelloway 100' leaflet
Side 1 of a very well produced leaflet to mark the Yelloway centenery
Added on July  6, 2015