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    A reminder for anyone that's interested, there is a vintage bus running day this Easter Sunday "Buses to Page Moss" run by the Merseyside Transport Trust. Details here : http://mttrust.co.uk/#/our-events/4549193135

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    Merseywall so what bus do I get from Rockingham Wa to page moss?HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHH

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woolyback View Post
    Merseywall so what bus do I get from Rockingham Wa to page moss?HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHH
    Patience Mike.
    We get to see loads of pictures so that you can photo-shop yourself back onto the 'landing-deck' or whatever the technical name for it is. The more folk that go along the better it is for all.

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    Unless my camera packs in . Platform is the technical name & Liverpool buses had guards & not conductors
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    Quote Originally Posted by merseywail View Post
    A reminder for anyone that's interested, there is a vintage bus running day this Easter Sunday "Buses to Page Moss" run by the Merseyside Transport Trust. Details here : http://mttrust.co.uk/#/our-events/4549193135
    Thanks, I'll look forward to seeing any photographs that are taken. Should be a fine day of nostalgia.
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    Quote Originally Posted by merseywail View Post
    Unless my camera packs in . Platform is the technical name & Liverpool buses had guards & not conductors
    well well, when I worked on ST Helen's buses I was a bus conductor? I am a security Guard at the moment, RED Tom was also worked on Crosville as a conductor he told me was it just LCPT that had guards? sorry mersey wall

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woolyback View Post
    well well, when I worked on ST Helen's buses I was a bus conductor? I am a security Guard at the moment, RED Tom was also worked on Crosville as a conductor he told me was it just LCPT that had guards? sorry mersey wall
    That's right Liverpool corporation buses had guards, as its a Liverpool bus running day, the guys on the platform will be guarding not conducting
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    Were L Corp. just being different for the sake of it or did their bus business stem from a tram system which itself originated from a rail system?
    I take it that the function of both 'conductor' and 'guard' was the same; collecting enamel badges and covering their lapels with same, abbreviating the English language back to a series of grunts and nods, oh, and the taking of money and the giving of tickets too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oudeis View Post
    Were L Corp. just being different for the sake of it or did their bus business stem from a tram system which itself originated from a rail system?
    I take it that the function of both 'conductor' and 'guard' was the same; collecting enamel badges and covering their lapels with same, abbreviating the English language back to a series of grunts and nods, oh, and the taking of money and the giving of tickets too?
    Uh huh.
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    merseywall ok Touche I'll give you that one 9/10 for thought ha ha

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    Quote Originally Posted by merseywail View Post
    Unless my camera packs in . Platform is the technical name & Liverpool buses had guards & not conductors
    May I make a comment by way of clarification,we Crosvile staff were referred to among ourselves (and by the inspectors) as guards, but to the general public, (and strictly speaking, the job description) we were conductors.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Tom View Post
    May I make a comment by way of clarification,we Crosvile staff were referred to among ourselves (and by the inspectors) as guards, but to the general public, (and strictly speaking, the job description) we were conductors.
    Hope this helps.
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    Oh Red Time that's putting the cat amongst the pigeon's" " did you carry a shotgun and not a ticketmachine?" what was your t/machine called and was it easy to operate we had a telephone dial with a button underneath fo release of the ticket,
    I thought yours looked harder,followed by LCPT, then ours, don't know what Ribble machines were like

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    A few shots of the Buses to Page Moss event, (the camera worked)






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