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 163,122 pages of information and 245,598 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.

West Yorkshire Road Car Co

From Graces Guide

1948 Part of Tilling Motor Services. Owned Keighley-West Yorkshire Services Ltd; owned half interest in York-West Yorkshire Joint Committee and Otley Omnibus Stations Ltd. Nationalised; acquired by the British Transport Commission[1]

1987 The company was sold to its management. NBC had already sold off the company's properties. West Yorkshire ran 400 buses, coaches and minibuses, from depots in Bradford, Harrogate, Keighley, Leeds, Otley and York.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Nov. 9, 1948
  2. Commercial Motor 3 Sept 1987