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Southdown Motor Services

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August 1928. The Southdown bus station at Eastbourne.
January 1955.

1915 June. The company was incorporated to acquire the businesses of Worthing Motor Services and the London and South Coast Haulage Co and part of the Brighton, Hove and Preston United Omnibus Co. The directors are: [1]

1968 The Transport Holding Co acquired British Electric Traction Co's shares in UK bus companies, including Southdown [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Tuesday, Feb 06, 1923
  2. The Times, Jul 05, 1968