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A Commer 34-seater bus acquired by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway in 1908 to operate its Chorley-Bamber Bridge route. The service ceased as a result of poor road conditions and lack of traffic, but this bus survived as a lorry until 1920. Ian Allan Library The railways made some use of steam road vehicles, such as this Yorkshire solid-tyred steam wagon working from the Great Western Railway's Paddington Goods depot, and seen hauling a converted horse dray.

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Steam lorries from Western Counties Haulage Company, Possibly in newton Road, Twerton, c.1910

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