Photo © Mike Morant. Please do not re-post without permission.
GRU857 was Hants & Dorset 648, a 1947 Bristol L6G with Beadle coach body. It was converted for bus use (when the large bus-type destination indicator was fitted) in 1953 and was scrapped in 1959.
Service 7 ran to Bournemouth via the Sandbanks Ferry, and the lower body behind the rear axle was cut away slightly to reduce the risk of grounding on the ramp.
Photo taken by Mike Morant, August 1956, near Swanage Pier
©1956-2017 Mike Morant All Rights Reserved.
You're welcome to print these pages for personal use only or to link to them as long as it's not for financial gain. Photos may not be re-posted anywhere (including facebook, flickr and fotopic sites) without permission. See the Site Map for further details.