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Past Travels

Photos and anecdotes from our Editor in Chief

Lee Wilkins
Lee Wilkins, Bus World’s Editor in Chief
(Credit: Bus World)

Lee Wilkins has been a regular bus user since 1988. He has been reviewing the bus scene in southern England since 1996. Besides being a keen photographer, he is also Editor in Chief of Bus World. Here he shares some photos and anecdotes from his many travels by bus.

Bus Shelters

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Lordshill District Centre
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Lordshill District Centre
Southampton, Hampshire

16 May 2019

The route 663 bus runs from Lordshill to Winchester; the stop here is the only one in Southampton from which a Stagecoach bus begins its journey.

Lordshill District Centre
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Lordshill District Centre
Southampton, Hampshire

16 May 2019

This is the only outbound stop that the route 661 makes in Southampton; it passes through Lordshill, from Calmore, on its way to Winchester.

Petersfield Tesco
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Petersfield Tesco
Petersfield, Hampshire

19 May 2014

It’s nice to see Xelabus here on the route 67 service. They only ran it for a short time before Stagecoach in Hampshire took it over once more.

Burley
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Burley
Ringwood, Hampshire

18 Mar 2012

The X1 (later renumbered X35) used to provide a regular bus service from Southampton to this stop at Burley; those days are long gone.

Scrag Hill
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Scrag Hill
Southampton, Hampshire

19 Aug 2011

It had been a long time since First Southampton had run a bus service here, so this Scrag Hill shelter (what’s left of it) at North Baddesley was obsolete.

Romsey Road
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Romsey Road
Southampton, Hampshire

06 May 2008

This request stop at Upton still had a Hampshire Bus sign on it — 21 years after the operator had ceased trading under that name.

Bramdean
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Bramdean
Alresford, Hampshire

25 May 2005

If you use this shelter to wait for the route 67 Stagecoach in Hampshire service to Petersfield, do take care; all those stinging nettles are a bit of a hazard.

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Bus Station

BUS STATIONS

A choice selection of photos from around our region on the theme of bus stations.

Bus Stop

BUS STOPS

A choice selection of photos from around our region on the theme of bus stops.