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Devonian Motor Services

Discussion in 'Everything Else Heritage' started by GWR, May 25, 2010.

  1. GWR

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    This was pointed out to me in the Buses Magazine for June http://www.busesmag.com/news/?p=248


    I've now found that they have there own web site http://www.devonianmotorservices.co.uk/

    In the fleet they also have one of the Original Devon General Open Tops from 1960's (Admiral Blake)
    http://www.devonianmotorservices.co.uk/page4/page4.html
     
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    Also interesting to note that they now have the rare Foden double-decker that featured in the recent BBC4 documentary about the Commercial Vehicle Museum.

    The Devon General open top Atlanteans were delivered as convertible units with completely removable roofs (and upper-deck windows). I remember they scrapped a couple of old buses and reduced them to just the chassis so that each could be used as a mobile store to hold a stack of about three roofs when removed from the Atlanteans.
     
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    Looks very interesting but they also need a VR!
     
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    Ooohhh Not in my book!

    The only time I ever drove one it scared me xxxxless

    £40k worth of Aston Martin in front of me in the shed and brakes that joined in when they felt like it - and this one had a PCV test!
     
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    Don't think so. They already have 2 rear engined buses. If you want to ride on a VR in South Devon, try Rail-River-Link (operated by what used to be the P&DSR).

    John.
     
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    Anyone know where they keep/store these buses ?

    My cousin would like to know this. Must be pretty local to Paignton ?
     

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