British Motorcoach Rally at Brighton (1965, British Pathe)


Extended views of the coaches lined up along Brighton's promenade, also the coaches being put through a manoeuvrability course and reversing and stopping. The Mayor of Brighton presents trophies to the winners. There are also interior shots of some of the modern coaches.Identifiable coaches seen in this report include:
Banfield VF6618, a 1929 Chevrolet LQ/Bush and Twiddy:
Potteries AEH141C, a 1965 AEC Reliance/Plaxton:
Harris's LPU613C, a 1965 AEC Reliance/Harrington Grenadier:
Southern Light ADY624B, a 1964 Bedford SB/Duple Bella Vega:
Worldwide EMP810B, a 1964 AEC Reliance/Plaxton:
Kenzies CVE666C, a 1965 Bedford VAL14/Plaxton:
Thorpe of London MMH832C, a 1965 Bedford VAL14/Duple Vega Major:
Flights COL787C, a 1965 Ford Thames 676E/Plaxton:
Southdown BUF84C, a 1965 Leyland Leopard/Harrington Grenadier, and Essex County AJD526C, a 1965 AEC Reliance/Plaxton:
Janes of Wembley MMF162C, a 1965 Bedford VAL14/Plaxton, alongside an unidentified AEC Reliance/Duple Continental:
An unregistered Ford Thames 36 with Harrington Legionnaire body, alongside a second AEC Reliance/Duple Continental:
Ementon of Cranfield 908NBM, a 1964 Bedford VAL14/Duple:
Cook of Biggleswade 225BMJ, a 1964 Bedford VAL14/Duple:
Bowens BOF856C, a 1965 AEC Reliance/Harrington Grenadier:

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