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Great Western Railway 75th Anniversary Bus at Helston Railway Station, 1978

NumberHESFM:2000.7551.3
PlaceHelston Railway Station, Helston Cornwall United Kingdom
Date1978
KeywordsTransport Road Rail Helston
PhotographerUnknown
CopyrightImage Courtesy of Helston Museum

The Great Western Railway 75th anniversary GWR Bus at Helston Railway Station in 1978. In 1903, the Helston to Lizard service was the first in Britain to have regular buses timed to meet trains. It proved so successful that it was extended to other part of Cornwall and Devon.