March 1979: Last 2 person operated bus in Stroud

Posted on 14. Aug, 2020 by in Featured, History

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Filmed in Super 8mm in March 1979 by Robert Paget, who writes…

“11th March 1979. Stroud, Gloucestershire. UK
Following the final day of public service, the last two man operated bus in the Stroud valleys, is hired by a group of enthusiasts for a final trip round most of the routes it had operated over.
The Lodekka Bristol FLF had many unique features, including radiators either side of the destination board.
I completed this film in 1980, and it was later screened in Gouda, Holland, with Dave and Pat Tritton representing Cotswold Cine Club (of Stroud) at an international amateur film festival organised by the “Het Toverlint” club (the magic ribbon).
camera : Canon 512XLE Super 8mm. Kodachrome 40.”

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Director and Co-Founder of Stroud Community TV

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