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DUPLE and Thomas Harrington (Part 2)

DUPLE and Thomas Harrington (Part 2)
In 1965 it was decided to close the factory. Although not a part of the Rootes Group, the operations were owned by a Rootes family investment company. 4,050 more words

This Week in Chester History...

In 1955, Bill and Bob Conover of Pleasant Hill Road purchased a 10-ton, “bright red monster of a bus” and 5 acres on Route 206 for a garage and office. 44 more words

Local History

Golden Gate Bridge District Workers Announce 1-Day Labor Strike This Week

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Golden Gate Bridge District announced 50 of its workers will be going on a one-day labor strike beginning Tuesday morning at 6 a.m. 111 more words

News

Oak Ridge Bus Routes still a work in progress...

by Dr. Richard Canfield

The work to create new routes for the Oak Ridge school is continuing.  The route planner at First Student is considering how to create efficient routes with an appropriate number of students on each bus. 69 more words

Latest News

Metro Increases Fares, Pass Prices For Buses, Trains

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Public transportation commuters will have to dig a little deeper, as higher fares on Metro buses and trains go into effect Monday. 69 more words

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DUPLE and Thomas Harrington (Part 1)

DUPLE and Thomas Harrington

The company began with the construction of horse-drawn carriages. With the rise of motor vehicle, Thomas Harrington began building on motor car chassis, and prior to World War I, began to specialise in commercial vehicles, buses and coaches. 2,467 more words

History

Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee - 16th September

In addition to the Committee’s standing items on the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership and questions to the Portfolio holders, this varied agenda comprises items on Fire, Safer Routes to Schools, Bus Fares, as well as the periodic performance report. 153 more words