Station caught on camera before reaching end of line

Newport station, Isle of Wight, 1966
Newport station, Isle of Wight, 1966

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Buses and trains today courtesy of reader Chris Macarthur.

Theses photos were all taken in the 1960s, pictures I know will please all you transport buffs out there who often ask me to use more.

An Atlantean No4 at the South Parade Pier, Southsea, terminus

An Atlantean No4 at the South Parade Pier, Southsea, terminus

Chris rediscovered them all while sorting out a cupboard.

The photograph of the station shows the one at Newport, Isle of Wight, before the lines were closed at the end of 1966.

Chris says: ‘I remember going there with my father to see the steam trains before they vanished.’

Service 143B at the terminus in Ferry Road, Eastney, Portsmouth

Service 143B at the terminus in Ferry Road, Eastney, Portsmouth

An older bus waiting by Canoe Lake, Southsea

An older bus waiting by Canoe Lake, Southsea

A single decker No 8 service from Clarence Pier to Devon Road, Copnor, Portsmouth. The picture was taken at the Clarence Pier terminus.

A single decker No 8 service from Clarence Pier to Devon Road, Copnor, Portsmouth. The picture was taken at the Clarence Pier terminus.