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Coach Transport in the United Kingdom - Coachway, Reading Coachway, Confederation of Passenger Transport (Paperback) Loot Price: R261 Discovery Miles 2 610
Coach Transport in the United Kingdom - Coachway, Reading Coachway, Confederation of Passenger Transport (Paperback): Books Llc
Coach Transport in the United Kingdom - Coachway, Reading Coachway, Confederation of Passenger Transport (Paperback): Books Llc

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Chapters: Coachway, Reading Coachway, Confederation of Passenger Transport. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: There has been a network of scheduled Coach transport in the United Kingdom since the early 1900s (as distinct from earlier horse drawn Stagecoach services and from shorter distance Bus transport in the United Kingdom). Scheduled coach services grew rapidly in the 1920s. They were regulated in the Road Traffic Act 1930 and deregulated in the Transport Act 1980. Coach services operate on longer distance routes and do not stop as frequently as buses, are more comfortable and often require advance purchase of tickets. Receipts are currently increasing and were 1.7 billion in 2007. A 1920 Punch cartoon shows UK government ministers in a charabancStagecoaches (drawn by horses) were regulated by the Stage Coaches Act 1788 and the Stage Coaches Act 1790 and intercity services were successful until the arrival of the railways in the 1830s and 1840s. Horse drawn stagecoaches and charabancs were still used for short journeys and excursions until the early years of the 20th century. The first motor coaches were acquired by operators of those horse-drawn vehicles; for example, W. C. Standerwick of Blackpool acquired its first motor charabanc in 1911 and Royal Blue from Bournemouth acquired its first motor charabanc in 1913. Motor coaches were at initally used only for excursions. In 1919 Royal Blue took advantage of a rail strike to run a coach service from Bournemouth to London. The service was so successful that it expanded rapidly. Preserved Bristol Lodekka used by Crosville Motor ServicesThe first scheduled motorcoach service to carry passengers from both ends and to and from intermediate points was the Greyhound Motors service between London ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=16339321

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-21836-4
Barcode: 9781157218364
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-157-21836-9

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