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10 hours ago, Deepdene Boy said:

I regularly witnessed the 67s backing into Manor Farm Road from Green Lane

 

I remember the 68 bus reversing off Farnborough road into Pastures avenue and the brakes making a god awful noise as they were applied with the bus reversing,the bus would then drive out of Pastures avenue and stop at the  bus stop just down Farnborough road on the opposite side,no brake noise there,was the noise caused by dust in the brake drums or no leading edge on the brake shoes when the vehicle was in reverse? the noise happened on nearly all buses whether they be NCT,South Notts or West Bridgford UDC

 

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Normally it was the angle the shoes presented to the drum after a degree of wear had taken place and the different leading edge when going backwards, new drums almost never did it. There is also the fact that when reversing the braking effort is usually very light.

 

We had an Atkinson eight wheeled tipper that did it after a brake re-line (rear wheels). It turned out the brake in question had a different brand of lining and I was told it was 'harder' than the Ferodo brand we usually used. Changed it and the noise stopped.

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Italian WW2 tanks must have made some noise..all them reverse gears!

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STO 533H...a rear bumper fest!16916833127-977e88e09e-c.jpgthe ridged ones i had forgotten about.

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Buses ...and Vivas .Feel a new thread coming on!26524094700-cf24c1b931-b.jpga very spruced 86 RTO..just past the Sherwood Rooms...nice viva.

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Does anyone remember the midland general motor rally club which ran from 1963 to1966, it was organized by Gordon Ince and his wife Eunice,and a friend of theirs Nick E.P. Raynard who at the had something to do with F1 stockcar racing.I remember doing rallies around the dukeries and a day trip to Hustanton and also a day field rally behind the Griffins Head at Papplewick,l still have the badge which looked good mounted on the grill beside the RAC badge great memories.

 

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Does anyone remember the midland general motor rally club which ran from 1963 to1966, it was organized by Gordon Ince and his wife Eunice,and a friend of theirs Nick E.P. Raynard who at the had something to do with F1 stockcar racing.I remember doing rallies around the dukeries and a day trip to Hustanton and also a day field rally behind the Griffins Head at Papplewick,l still have the badge which looked good mounted on the grill beside the RAC badge great memories.

 

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Hi Pianoman i knew Gordon Inces dad but can not remember his name ,Gordon Inces name was the point of many jokes like we use to call him Garden Ince as in (Hints) did you know his dad? they lived in Eastwood.

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Hi Pianoman who was Cliff Ince and where did he live? Gordon Ince was a bus driver for mgo in the early 60s and quite often drove the B3 bus from Mount St. to Alfreton which l would catch at Nuthall Three Ponds pub.I think he had 2 girls and no boys.

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Cliff Ince was a Trent bus driver at Mansfield and later Sutton Junction at the time I was there. He was also a PSV instructor as well. He was ex Midland General possibly Mansfield District (Green 'uns) as well. He is likely to be retired now.

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Bit late I realise, but this is one I used to drive, out of Bilborough.

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Could'nt find it Fly. Won't repost it again, don't want to bore folks to death. Probably had enough of me on Radford photos.

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Nay lad, keep posting.

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Type in Hauliers in the search facility at the top right hand corner. Otherwise go to the Forums page, and scroll down to the Transport section, and you should find it .

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3 hours ago, Beekay said:

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Bit late I realise, but this is one I used to drive, out of Bilborough.

I remember these on the 43s after the trollies finished.

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Hello Toton girl, I think the ones on the 43/44 route would be a little bit more modern than this one I'm parked in bulwell market, outside the old Olympia, (Woolworths). On the way up to Camberley rd. If, as your profile states, your To ton, do you know Toton lane Stapleford ? Just the other side of Bardills island, over the A52. My sister in law lives there. Just saying, is all. :rolleyes:

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Beekay, Totongirl is correct, Bulwell depot were allocated Fleetlines 79-94, once the trolleybuses finished along with Atlanteans, from 420 - 444.

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