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Bus at leyland park terminus circa1989
Photo: Harry Gardner
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Item #: 14777
A double deck GM bus turns round at leyland park terminus circa 1989,(i think that it was numbered the 619 service)

Comment by: dave johnson on 11th May 2010 at 18:14

Think 619 was Windy Harbour?

Comment by: Harry Gardner on 11th May 2010 at 19:30

Might have even been 609,(i think that the NORTH WESTERN bus company took the service over soon after this photo was taken).
North western used little red minibuses on this route that some people nicknamed "the postman pat vans" due to the shape of these vehicles.
Personally,i preffered the double deckers.

Comment by: aitch on 11th May 2010 at 21:26

the service ran from the finger post at one time, I never could understand why

Comment by: Mike Williams on 16th May 2014 at 20:33

609, GM Buses, North Western then South Lancs travel.

It ran from Wigan to Leyland Park, via the estates at Aspull and some in Hindley.

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