One of two old buses provided by Wigan Transport Trust providing free transport to the recent Wigan Beer Festival. This is an old 'County Borough of Oldham' bus photographed next to Robin Park Sports Centre.
Comment by Alan (on Vancouver Island) on 13th March 2015 at 02:23
"Old" bus ??? The last Wigan Corporation bus but I saw had an open door at the rear left side, with a vertical chrome plated bar to grab hold of. This one looks positively modern.
Comment by Mick on 13th March 2015 at 06:41
You cant beat a ride on a old fashioned bus for bring back memories.
Comment by Colin Harlow on 13th March 2015 at 08:53
Leyland Atlantean built in 1967, with Roe body. Reg: OBU 163F. fleet number 163, has Brian say's, Oldham Corporation.
Comment by Peterp on 13th March 2015 at 10:40
With some of the bone shakers we still have today including both single and double deckers this bus would not look out of place.
Comment by Alan on 14th March 2015 at 09:43
Stagecoach buses that's now operated in Wigan are lovely and clean, some are new.
Comment by Jean F (Wales) on 15th March 2015 at 16:17
My dear old dad used to work for Santus motor body works ,wonder if he covered those seats in that bus.going back to the late 40`s early 50`s
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