Former Glory (Discovery Channel documentary series, 2001)

A half hour show in this series presented by Ian Clayton is devoted to public transport and falls into three sections:
1. A visit to the National Tramway Museum at Crich in Derbyshire:
2. A look at the bus restoration work of Mike Sutcliffe. Featured are CC1087, a 1914 Leyland S4 charabanc, and London Central 14 (LN7270), a 1908 Tilling-bodied Leyland X2:

3. A visit to the National Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft. Stars of this segment are Huddersfield 619 (KVH219), a 1957 BUT 9641T with East Lancs body, and Reading 113 (ARD676) a 1939 AEC 661T with Park Royal body, both of which are seen in action on Sandtoft's trolleybus circuit:
Also seen are a number of buses and trolleybuses parked at the museum. Buses include Bournemouth 159 (ERU159V), a 1979 Leyland Fleetline/Alexander and Doncaster 122 (KDT393), a 1951 AEC Regent III/Roe.

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