Why BET might have been better off with Bristols

Title: Red, cream and a touch of Gray

Authors: Colin Scott

Publisher: Bryngold Books

ISBN: 978-1-905900-52-7

SPECIFICATION: 300mm x 210mm, 240pp, hardback

Price: £35

The folklore — maybe even mythology — of bus enthusiasm will often portray the BET group as one of the heroes of the operating industry. Its devolved decision-making allowed for greater individuality than the state-owned ex-Tilling companies were allowed to exercise, and much of that was snuffed out within a few years of BET selling its English and Welsh bus companies to what became the National Bus Company.

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