Bring Back Our Buses! The Story of King Alfred Buses

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Join James Freeman and Cathy Booth in this fascinating podcast. James eagerly shares his love of the King Alfred buses. This service, set up by the Chisnell family in the 1900’s, was unique to Winchester.
James has spent a lifetime trying to bring back the buses from all over the world to their final stop. Each bus has a story and James brings that to life in this episode. He also discusses traffic, womens’ role in buses and the changing face of this well-loved transport.
This episode is a bonus episode, specially produced for Winchester Heritage Open Days 2020 festival.
For more information, including the transcript of this episode and our show-notes, please visit: www.winchesterheritageopendays.org/introduction-histbites

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