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© Local Transport History Society 2014-2017


We produce free illustrated booklets covering much of the UK’s road transport history from steam tramways to the early municipal and independent bus networks. In PDF format they are readable on any PC, laptop, Apple or Android device with the Adobe reader and represent an alternative to paper books. All publications are produced by the Local Transport History Society (part of registered charity No. 1125835).

The Adobe DC Reader for Windows, Mac Os, iPhone/iPad, Android phones and tablets can be downloaded HERE.

Recent Publications

Visitors since the site opened on
1st November 2014


Wilkinson’s Motor Services Ltd.


Illustrated Fleet History and Listing. 25 pages.

Salford City Transport


Illustrated Fleet History and Listing. 59 pages.

Latest Updates

Ramsbottom UDC 1913-1969
Now combined into a single booklet with additional information and photos.

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