We are in April 2015’s addition of ‘Bus&Coach PRESERVATION’
Barton Bedford VAL14 hits the road with Philip Lamb.
618 KRA on arrival at Ruddington
This Bedford SB1 was purchased from Fowlers of Holbeach for restoration in September 2013.
The timber frame is currently undergoing repair with several body panels fitted and in undercoat.
Minor work has been carried out on the engine and is running well. The brakes are in the process of being re-built.
She is also having a full re-wire.Its a long process so please keep on looking in for updates on the restoration.
Midland General, Bristol MW DNU20C (296)
Photographed today in it’s final coat of paint with just a few little details left to complete.
This bus has had a fresh coat of paint to celebrate it’s 50th anniversary in May this year.
296 will be attending many events during the year so keep a look out for her.
Photo courtesy: Pete Harrison.