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United Automobile Services

From Graces Guide
1929.
March 1930.

of Regent Garage, Lowestoft

also of Bishop Auckland and Darlington

1912 Company incorporated

1931 The East Anglian undertaking of United Automobile Services Limited was transferred to Eastern Counties Omnibus Co Limited[1]. Eastern Counties owned Eastern Coach Works

1948 Part of Tilling Motor Services. Owned Eastern Counties Omnibus Co, Bell's Services, Orange Brothers. Nationalised; acquired by the British Transport Commission[2]

c.1969 became one of the largest operating subsidiaries of National Bus Co. It was split up before privatisation.

1987 NBC received bids for Darlington-based United Automobile Services and sold it to Caldaire North East Ltd which already owned West Riding Automobile Co. United had a fleet of 500 vehicles operating throughout County Durham and in parts of Tyne. As part of the Government's privatisation plans its operations were being split up, with all its services north of the Tyne being taken over by Northumbria Motor Services, which would be sold later, while its services in the Scarborough and Pickering areas of Yorkshire were transferred to East Yorks Motor Services.[3]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 10 Nov 1931
  2. The Times Nov. 9, 1948
  3. Commercial Motor 10 Sept 1987