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This photograph is of a bus driver with one of the Municipal Motor Service buses, evidently bound for the Victoria Esplanade.In the late 1950s, several Bedford Omnibuses were purchased by the City Council to complement the public service fleet. Two 8 1/2 ton, 37 seater buses were purchased in 1957. In 1958, two 33 seater, 8 ton buses were purchased. Finally, two 21 seater 5 ton buses were purchased in 1962.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2010N_Bus7_3227
Title
Municipal Motor Service Bus and Driver
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bus 7
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

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Place
Palmerston North
Date
1950

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

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