Book reflects on 125 years of Bourne bus firm Delaine
A new book charting the history of the oldest independent bus operator in the UK has been published.
Part-time bus driver Peter Moore has written The Delaine: Reflecting on 125 Years’ Service about Bourne’s historic company.
It traces the Delaine-Smith family from the first 19th century horse-drawn vehicles, the introduction of motor buses in 1919 up to 2015.
It features photographs and interviews with past and current employees, along with a timeline of Delaine.
The company operates in Bourne, Stamford, the Deepings and Rutland.
The book is available from Greetings in the Burghley Centre in Bourne, or online from MDS Books.