Title: Memories of Rotherham Corporation Transport
Editor: Glynne Stewart Pegg
Publisher: North Riding Classic Bus
Specification: 210mm x 148mm, 122pp, softback
Many of Glynne Pegg’s contemporaries will recognise his description of the dawn of his bus enthusiasm while at junior school in Rotherham in the 1960s.
Bus stops were just yards away and he soon distinguished the different forms of “mechanical music”, as he describes it, that came from the engines and gearboxes of various corporation single- and double-deckers. “There were the tinkling lilting Crossleys, the beautiful soft pure tones of the Bristol engine, the rumbling Gardners and the whining high pitch sounds of the AEC. The orchestra of motorbus sounds passed my classroom every few minutes, diverting my attention from the lesson taking place.