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McKechnie & Cole (Cream Bus Service), Stamford 6, ECT748, a Plaxton C33F bodied Commer Avenger new in March 1950 and seen here in Bishops Road Bus Station in Peterborough still displays the name of W.H. Patch in the destination glass.
Patch had started the Cream Bus Service in 1924, McKechnie later becoming a partner and the final partnership dated from September 1958. It became Barton 886 in February 1961 and passed to Reeder, Chilwell in May 1962.
Photo taken by the late John Boylett, courtesy of John Kaye, Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
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