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Trolleybus Days in Belfast DVD
Trolleybus Days in Belfast DVD
Trolleybus Days in Belfast DVD

Trolleybus Days in Belfast

In the 1950s, Belfast had the largest fleet of trolleybuses to be found in the UK outside London. Introduced in 1938 to replace Belfast's trams, the high capacity, clean and quiet trolleybuses, were a familiar sight on the stre...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Book Launch – The Belfast Urban Motorway

I was looking forward to the The Belfast Urban Motorway book launch but wasn’t sure what to expect from the event, which included a talk. However, the idea of a major unrealised road scheme in Belfast, Northern Ireland seemed i...

 
 
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Irish Buses in the mid-1960s, Richard Newman
Irish Buses in the mid-1960s, Richard Newman
Irish Buses in the mid-1960s, Richard Newman

Irish Buses in the mid 1960s

In mid 1960s English bus enthusiast Richard Newman made a number of visits to Ireland both north and south and captured the then prevailing bus scene on film. Richard delves into his archive to present a selection of vehicles f...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Belfast Urban Motorway, Wesley Johnston
The Belfast Urban Motorway, Wesley Johnston
The Belfast Urban Motorway, Wesley Johnston

The Belfast Urban Motorway

In the heady days of 1967 the Northern Ireland government announced the construction of an elevated, three-lane motorway encircling Belfast City Centre. Drivers would be able to soar over Belfast’s streets on sleek, concrete fl...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Irish Vintage Scene Issue 95 April 2014
Irish Vintage Scene Issue 95 April 2014
Irish Vintage Scene Issue 95 April 2014

Irish Vintage Scene Issue 95 April 2014

The April 2014 edition of Irish Vintage Scene (Issue 95) is on sale now, and as usual is packed with a wide variety of interesting features. On the cover this month is a true rarity: an original Irish Hillman Minx Californian C...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Belfast Corporation Buses 1926 – 1973

With its striking red and cream livery, Belfast Corporation had one of the most attractive municipal fleets in the British Isles. Belfast was a stronghold of the Guy Arab and Daimler CV series of half-cab double-deckers. It als...