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26th October 2000 Happy Harold Rides Again!
After two years hard work HAPPY HAROLD RIDES AGAIN with rear axle work finally completed and a brand new MOT pass certificate our 1928 Guy BTX6 - Happy Harold - made its official first outing and tour of Hastings.
Waiting outside Hastings Town Hall to pick up Kevin Boorman and Sarah Crosby
Kevin, Hastings' Marketing and Communications Manager and his assistant Sarah. Hastings Castle straight ahead
Next Stop, Hastings Observer offices in Telford Road to pick up Photographer Janice Hopgood (far right) and reporter Rob Hustwayte (right), welcomed by our Secretary Roy Austen (left) and introduced to Kevin Boorman, centre
Reporter Rob poses with a copy of the Hastings Observer
.....and we set off from Telford Road. The original Hollington Turning Circle was a few yards to the south of here, the road did not exist in trolleybus days.
Happy Harold returns to the depot.
Lower Saloon, St.Leonards seafront visible outside
Westinghouse Air brakes can cause problems if not expertly maintained - ours are!!
Top deck bell (located at the top of the stairs) and one of the original aceteline driving lamps with Pleasant Row and Capel's House in the background.
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