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Bristol Lodekkas: A Comprehensive Guide to the Iconic British Bus

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Bristol Lodekkas ALLAN FORD
Bristol Lodekkas
by ALLAN FORD

4.5 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 5554 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Print length : 184 pages

A Bristol Lodekka Bus In Service In The 1950s. Bristol Lodekkas ALLAN FORD

The Bristol Lodekka is one of the most iconic British buses of all time. Its distinctive double-decker design and distinctive sound have made it a favorite of bus enthusiasts and the general public alike. In this comprehensive book, Allan Ford tells the complete story of the Lodekka, from its early development to its final days in service.

Ford begins by providing a brief history of Bristol Tramways and Carriage Company, the manufacturer of the Lodekka. He then goes on to describe the design and development of the bus, including its unique chassis and suspension system. Ford also discusses the various body styles that were available for the Lodekka, as well as its different engine options.

The bulk of the book is devoted to the operational history of the Lodekka. Ford provides detailed accounts of the bus's service in various parts of the United Kingdom, including London, Bristol, and Birmingham. He also discusses the Lodekka's use overseas, in countries such as Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

In addition to its historical and technical information, the book also contains a wealth of personal anecdotes and stories about the Lodekka. Ford interviews former drivers, conductors, and passengers to provide a firsthand account of what it was like to experience this iconic bus.

Bristol Lodekkas is a must-have book for anyone who is interested in British buses or public transport history. It is a comprehensive and well-written account of one of the most popular and enduring buses of all time.

About the Author

Allan Ford is a lifelong bus enthusiast and historian. He has written numerous books and articles on British buses, including the bestselling Bristol Lodekka: A Pictorial History. Ford is a member of the Bristol Omnibus Preservation Society and the Transport Trust.

Bristol Lodekkas is a comprehensive and engaging book that tells the complete story of this iconic British bus. It is a must-have for anyone who is interested in British buses or public transport history.

Bristol Lodekkas ALLAN FORD
Bristol Lodekkas
by ALLAN FORD

4.5 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 5554 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Print length : 184 pages
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Bristol Lodekkas ALLAN FORD
Bristol Lodekkas
by ALLAN FORD

4.5 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 5554 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Print length : 184 pages
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