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pixrobin
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121 of 125  Mon 31st Aug 2015 8:20pm  
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Does anyone remember a Wal Stevens - my dad worked for him around the end of WWII. Did deliveries to prisoner of war camps.
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dutchman
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122 of 125  Mon 31st Aug 2015 8:53pm  
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On 31st Aug 2015 8:04pm, Two Stroke said: V J Pike I remember well. Mousley Trucking from Siskin Drive, I worked for. Anyone remember H&H from Kenilworth - became BRS after nationalisation, my dad drove for them - Brady's Transport, Swiftways, Masterways car Delivery, Canley Car Delivery.
You forgot Progressive Deliveries with their distinctive sky blue livery. Smile One of their lorries famously had no starter so the driver always had to park it on a hill. Another was a triple-decker used for the Glasgow run.
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Arthur
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123 of 125  Wed 2nd Sep 2015 12:43pm  
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My wife worked for Tommy Venn, back in 1962/3. Tommy could always be found in the Barras Heath hotel where he liked his pint. Do you remember Pointers, they were hauliers/removal company from Cook St. They also took in theatricals from the Hippodrome. I know they eventually moved to Tile Hill Lane.

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Midland Red
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124 of 125  Wed 2nd Sep 2015 12:57pm  
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Pointers! Yes, we had them for a house move in the 70s
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dave owens
california usa
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125 of 125  Wed 2nd Sep 2015 8:23pm  
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On 31st Aug 2015 8:53pm, dutchman said:
On 31st Aug 2015 8:04pm, Two Stroke said: V J Pike I remember well. Mousley Trucking from Siskin Drive, I worked for. Anyone remember H&H from Kenilworth - became BRS after nationalisation, my dad drove for them - Brady's transport, Swiftways, Masterways car Delivery, Canley Car Delivery.
You forgot Progressive Deliveries with their distinctive sky blue livery. Smile One of their lorries famously had no starter so the driver always had to park it on a hill. Another was a triple-decker used for the Glasgow run.
My stepdad Gerald Owens drove for all the above companies between mid 50s-80s plus all the coach companies previously mentioned. The triple decker was one of his routes at one time. He was also one of the first drivers to drive loads to Europe.
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