SJ3289 : Woodside Ferry terminal, 1966

taken 51 years ago, near to Birkenhead, Wirral, Great Britain

Woodside Ferry terminal, 1966
Woodside Ferry terminal, 1966
In 1966 Woodside was still the principal transport hub in Birkenhead, with the majority of bus services still connecting to the ferries. On the right, Woodside Railway Station (the Great Western Railway's access to Liverpool) still enjoyed through services to London. The ferry building still survives, and there is a modern bus terminal, but this is used by far fewer services.
The bus is one of a batch of Guys built during the war and rebodied in the 1950s, so it was over 20 years old and still doing yeoman service when this view was taken.
This is one of a series of views featuring buses in the 60s, 70s, and 80s. LinkExternal link
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SJ3289, 349 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
19 September 1966   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 January, 2008
Category
Bus terminus   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 329 892 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.7322N 3:0.5693W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 328 892
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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