SOME MORE WAKES PICTURES

A few glimpses of their vehicles from the camera of Peter Brown 







This is EYB 779, forlorn and festering in retirement at the back of the Wincanton depot in 1963.


 
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Damaged Dennis Lancet KYB 576 at the same location, and again it's 1963.
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TYD 888, an AEC Reliance, on the Yeovil - Shepton service at Castle Cary in 1963.     wakes reliance tyd888
     
Bedford OB MYA 525 (its twin was MYA 526) at Castle Cary, these pictures were all taken in 1963.  MYA 525 was in the Wakes fleet from 1950 to 1971, a Duple-bodied 27 seater.    wakes ob mya525
     

   
     

  Peter Brown adds:
My recollections of Wakes Coaches are sketchier than I thought but these are they: there were two Duple-bodied Bedfords, one was 13 BYB and the other was (I think) 813 BYC. YRV 301, a newer Bedford, was painted in a darker blue than the traditional livery; the green and cream half cab coach parked at Sparkford for years was RMX 748. 
     

 

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