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Woodfin Bus Timetable

In a recent article about local historical transport services mention was made of Zacchaeus Woodfin's, horse-drawn bus services to Chester and the surrounding villages in the 20's and 30's. Local resident, Pete Maiden, has responded by sending TOL a copy of a Zac Woodfin's Passenger, Parcel & Motor Service Timetable, dated 6th October 1930.

The most interesting fact revealed by this document is that although it clearly states that Zac Woodfin's garage was located in Tarvin, the bus service service did not actually come through Tarvin!

Ed: Click on timetable to enlarge.

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  • David Woodfin

    I have other timetables —
    Tarvin to Chester via Egg Bridge Waverton dated April 11th 1925-
    Tarvin to Northwich via Kelsall Fish pool and Abbey Arms Hotel.
    Burton To Chester via Huxley, Hargrave & Waverton
    Little Barrow to Chester via Tarvin
    Great Barrow to Chester via Stamford Bridge
    The buses used on these routes were Vulcan and Ford driven by
    Charles Woodfin, Alice Woodfin,George Nield, Rodger Bates and other local people .
    The business was sold to Crosville Motors with most of the drivers joining Crosville

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