OLD PLYMOUTH . UK
Plus parts of the South Hams and West Devon
www.oldplymouth.uk
 

  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: August 09, 2019
Webpage updated: August 09, 2019

        

MOTOR BUS SERVICES IN OLD PLYMOUTH  |  DEVON MOTOR TRANSPORT COMPANY LIMITED

MOTOR BUS SERVICE - PLYMOUTH to WEMBURY

Commencement (see note A below)

During the first week of September 1923 the Devon Motor Transport Company started a new service to Wembury via Elburton.  The first timetable for it was published on 6th.

Original Route (see note B below)

Plymouth Saint Andrew's Cross, Bedford Street, Old Town Street, Treville Street, Exeter Street, Embankment Road, Laira Bridge, Plymstock, Elburton Post Office, Wembury.

Subsequent development (see note C below)

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Transferred to the National Omnibus and Transport Company Limited, December 31st 1927

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Note A:  Wherever possible an exact date of commencement of a service is shown.  However, in a lot of cases no precise date has been recorded so reference will be made to official returns to the Council or other documentary evidence to narrow the date down as much as possible.

Note B:  This gives the roads and streets the service passed through.  A road or street name in brackets indicates that it has not been confirmed beyond doubt that the road or street was used by buses on this route but it is a "best guess" based on the author's knowledge of the practice at the time.  If it is subsequently confirmed by either documentary or photographic evidence that the road or street was traversed by this service then the brackets will be deleted.

Note C:  Where deviations to the original route are shown they will be from and to a road or street named in the "Original Route" section so that the alteration in route can be easily followed.