Heavy Haulage History: Leyland Marathon & Marathon 2 (1973 – 1980)

 Mike Humble   The start of the fightback Adapting to market changes – and fast: After all the trials and tribulations over the past three decades, one of the key members of the British Leyland Motor Corporation still prospers and survives. Leyland trucks based in the Lancashire town of the same name still produces commercial … More Heavy Haulage History: Leyland Marathon & Marathon 2 (1973 – 1980)

Heavy Haulage History: The ERF EC Series -1993 to 2000

Mike Humble: Here we take a look at a long gone manufacturer of British trucks. Lets start with ERF and their EC series of trucks – the last commercial vehicle to be 100% designed and built by an independent UK company.     The ‘EC’ range introduced in 1993, which also happened to be ERF’s … More Heavy Haulage History: The ERF EC Series -1993 to 2000

Shoestring Motoring: Toyota Avensis (2003 – 2008)

Mike Humble: Say hello to Toyota’s Terminator…   “Yes mate… half eleven from Littlehaven Road and going to Horsham station… cheers mush bye” Oh… sorry about that, I was just booking a taxi as my motor’s up on blocks at the moment but you’ve still got get around eh? But interestingly enough… what motor does the average cabbie … More Shoestring Motoring: Toyota Avensis (2003 – 2008)

Celebrate 50 years of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway with Royal Scot.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway / Mike Humble     In 2017 the North Yorkshire Moors Railway celebrates 50 years since the formation of the charitable Trust in 1967. To set the wheels in motion for this important anniversary year, popular locomotive, Royal Scot, will steam in to the attraction and set off the new season in … More Celebrate 50 years of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway with Royal Scot.