Celebrating centenary of Douglas Corporation buses

1945 Daimler CWA6 No. 53 leaves Peveril Square on route one bound for Derby Castle. Sea Terminal building is under construction in the background

1945 Daimler CWA6 No. 53 leaves Peveril Square on route one bound for Derby Castle. Sea Terminal building is under construction in the background

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The centenary of Douglas Corporation buses is being commemorated with a book by local historian and author Richard Davis.

Douglas Corporation Buses In Pictures – Centenary Edition – tells the story of Douglas buses from their inauguration in 1914 up to nationalisation in 1976 and beyond.

Douglas Corporation Buses In Pictures, Book by Richard Davis

The scene inside the former Road Services Homefield depot immediately after nationalisation
Douglas Corporation Buses In Pictures, Book by Richard Davis The scene inside the former Road Services Homefield depot immediately after nationalisation

Using many previously unpublished pictures from his own collection and from others, Mr Davis tells the story of the fleet.

 

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