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 West Mersea bound Primrose bus crossing the Strood - Karrier LT8426. E.E. Dinger from 13 Mersea Road, Colchester, are advertised on the front of the bus.

LT is a London registration and may have come 
about because the vehicles were imported from France after the end of 
WW1. Some came into Harwich and some to London where Austin, one of the 
Primrose directors had a scrap yard. Herbert ...
Cat1 Mersea-->Strood Cat2 Transport - buses and carriers

West Mersea bound Primrose bus crossing the Strood - Karrier LT8426. E.E. Dinger from 13 Mersea Road, Colchester, are advertised on the front of the bus.
LT is a London registration and may have come about because the vehicles were imported from France after the end of WW1. Some came into Harwich and some to London where Austin, one of the Primrose directors had a scrap yard. Herbert Green [Ron Green's Uncle] and another driver went to collect two of those from Austin's yard on one bitterly cold day. They were just chassis with wheels, engines and controls, they had to sit on a box for a seat. They took ages to get up Brentwood Hill which was a sheet of ice and eventually arrived in Mersea about 3am absolutely frozen. [Ron Green].


Photo: Mersea Museum - Ron Hempstead Collection
Image ID MMC_P21_B
Category 1 Mersea-->Strood
Category 2 Transport - buses and carriers


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