Colwyn Bay Corporation 4 (WCA 186), a Spurling Spermomet-bodied Bedford J2LZ2, waiting to depart from the promenade to the Welsh Mountain Zoo in July 1970. A small boy has bagged one of the seats next to the driver. ALAN MILLAR
Title: Colwyn Bay
Author: Michael Yelton
Publisher: Venture Publications
Specification: 240mm x 165mm, 44pp, softback
The livery might have incorporated a coat of arms and the word Corporation, but there was always a quality of toytown about the municipal bus operation that served the north Wales coastal town of Colwyn Bay for 60 years from 1925. This was an operation that inexperienced enthusiasts might imagine being able to run.