Category Archives: Transport

The 545, a special little hopper

On 13 February 2010, British Gas had to do essential gas main repairs on Coldharbour Lane at the junction of Hinton Road. This blocked the road to the normal buses 35, 45 & 345. They couldn’t detour south up Hinton … Continue reading

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Redwing Coaches

When I first moved to Loughborough Junction, just at the end of the terrace I lived in at that time was the Redwing coach depot. It was located on land where Norfolk House once stood, until it was demolished in … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Bus Accident on Cambria Road

This is a pretty gory newspaper report of an accident at Cambria Road Railway Bridge. Do not read  it if you are squeamish. From the Illustrated Police News, 1st May 1897 British Newspaper Archive, British Library

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