SJ8398 : Bus in Victoria Bus Station, Manchester

taken 49 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Bus in Victoria Bus Station, Manchester
Bus in Victoria Bus Station, Manchester
Taken in April 1969, this photo shows a Salford City Transport bus in Victoria Bus Station on route 73 to Whitefield Bus Station via Heaton Park. It is 291 (MRJ 291F) a 1968 Leyland Atlantean with Metro-Cammell 77-seater bodywork in the operator's green and cream livery. Manchester Exchange Station, which can be seen in the background, closed shortly after this photo was taken on the 5th May 1969, with rail services stopping at the nearby Manchester Victoria Station. A car park now occupies the site of this bus station.
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SJ8398, 2579 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
18 April 1969   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
Bus Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8376 9877 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.1235N 2:14.7723W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8377 9875
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Bus  Leyland Atlantean  Metro-Cammell  Salford City Transport 

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