Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,167 pages of information and 245,637 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Eastern National Omnibus Co

From Graces Guide

1930 After financial reconstruction of the National Omnibus and Transport Co, all of its assets were put into 3 associated companies: Eastern National Omnibus Co, Western National Omnibus Co and Southern National Omnibus Co which were jointly owned with the 4 major railway companies[1]

1948 Nationalised

1986 Sold to its management. Eastern had 526 buses and coaches, including 58 minibuses, and employed 1,470 staff at its Chelmsford headquarters and at 15 garages[2]

1990 Badgerline split the Eastern National operation into 2 companies - Thamesway, which served south Essex and ex-London Regional Transport routes, whilst Eastern National would handle north Essex and south-eastern Hertfordshire services[3]

1994 was owned by Badgerline[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 20, 1931
  2. Commercial Motor 10th January 1987
  3. Commercial Motor 12 July 1990
  4. The Times Mar. 8, 1994