Present day operation in one of the Outer Hebrides

Title: Buses on the Western Isles

Publisher: Amberley Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-3981-0454-9

Specification: 235mm x 165mm,96pp, softback

Price: £15.99

This album is mainly about buses on one of the Western Isles — the largest and northernmost one that divides into Lewis and Harris — rather than the entire archipelago that stretches south-westwards through North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist and Barra.

Richard Walter is a regular visitor and has observed the many changes to bus and coach operation in communities where 50 years ago the predominant service bus was a Willowbrook-bodied Bedford SB5 and the requirement for coaches was so limited that ideas of purchasing new or nearly new ones would have been banished without cause for a second thought.

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