East of the M60 Advent Calendar: 07 December 2011

7. Seven Bee Lines Buzzing

Freight Rover Sherpa, D63 NOF, Bee Line Buzz Company, Greater Manchester Museum of Transport

Under the metaphorical Christmas tree, these beauties were weeks away from entering service in the December of 1986. This recently restored minibus in Manchester Minibuses’ Bee Line Buzz Company livery was probably akin to being stung by wasps among GM Buses staff. (Till they fought back with MCW Metroriders, Dodges and Ivecos in March 1987 with the Little Gem branding) Continue reading “East of the M60 Advent Calendar: 07 December 2011”