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A shot of Bournemouth PD3 162, 6162RU, taken in the summer of 1967 at Alum Chine, on route 17 from Bournemouth Square to Alum Chine. It was a one man bus in winter using Tiger Cubs, and two man operation in summer. 162 was more usually to be found on route 1, Bournemouth to Somerford via Christcurch.
The young guy is Michael, the driver, who submitted the photo, now 69 and still working, and based in France for the past 22 years, driving on a French bus licence. The photo was taken by another driver, Jock Cranston, who was also an amateur photographer

Photo taken by Jock Cranston, early June 1967, Alum Chine, Bournemouth

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