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March 15 2017
By The Whisperer

With many years in the coach and bus industry, The Whisperer keeps his ear to the ground for all the latest tit-bits and gossip. Tell him what’s going on in your part of the world: e-mail him via

From small beginnings

The Whisperer was interested to catch sight of this photo, taken in the early 1950s, of a future coach operator. He’s on holiday with his parents, in front of the Midland Red tour coach that had brought them from the West Midlands to Minehead. And the operator? It’s Alan Phillips, who these days runs Kidderminster-based Phillips International. 

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