Exclusive Bus Art & Drawings

As a teenager I developed an interest in drawing; naturally bus and coach design emerged frequently throughout my art work. This was in the 1990's where stepped entrance buses were predomantly in the UK. Europe was taking a lead in low floor design and as such I began drawing my own designs. I am now interested in drawing buses and coaches of todays designs and operators. If you have a particular interest and would like an exclusive drawing of a specific design or operator please feel free to contact me. All drawings use pencils from a well known Cumbrian company and are produced on A3 sized paper.

Spot the Difference! The top picture is my drawing of a Runcorn based Gas Bus working the X30 Service to Chester and the photograph below is of the same vehicle operting the X30 service to Warrington.

Spot the Difference again! The top picture is my drawing of a Runcorn based Arriva Wrightbus Pulsar 2/VDL SB200. This bus was purchased new for the X1 Limited stop service between Runcorn and Liverpool, this was the only one which has not been branded for this service. It can also be seen on such services as 110 and X30. The photograph below my drawing is the same bus with an advert applied. Hopefully you can see the detail of my drawing, with such features as the traveline on the window, accesibility signs on the front and the "Connextions" logo on the rear side of the vehicle.

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Spot the Difference again! The top picture is my drawing of a Selwyns of Runcorn Neoplan Cityliner used during the 1980s. The driver of this vehicle lives near to me and I have presented him with a framed copy. The photograph below my drawing is the same coach. Hopefully you can see the detail of my drawing, with such features as the unique "sunrider holidays" livery. If anyone has good memories of this vehichle then it would be good to hear from you.

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Spot the Difference take 4! The top picture is my drawing of an MCV Evolution boddied ADL Enviro 200 of Halton Transport. The drawing is of when it was new hence larger Halton Transport logo rather than the smaller version to make way for advertising that is now the case. The photograph below my drawing is the same bus seen in Widnes. Hopefully you can see the detail of my drawing, with such features as the unique red coloured seats and box like desighn of this vehicle.

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Based on a photograph out of the National Express Handbook is another Selwyns of Runcorn Coach. This time a Caentano Levante Scania K340 EB4 registration nunmber FJ58 AJU. As you can make out from my drawing it was new in 2009 hence no LED lighting at the front and yellow hand rail instead of grey. I have recreated such detail as the wembley stadium logos.

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This is a pencil drawing of a Mk2 Leyland National of Crosville Beechwood depot. Registration AFM 3W fleet number SNL3 working the T4 service in the unique Busway ."T" livery. These buses had a second door in the middle position of the bodywork for speeding up flow of passengers exiting the bus at stops around the busway network. If you have any memories of it please feel free to leave a comment through the home page.

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This is a pencil drawing of a North Western East Lancs EL2000 bodied Dennis Falcon based at Runcorn Beechwood depot. They were allocated to services into Liverpool and Chester. This is G382 EKA No 382. I have a memories of these vehicles thundering down the busway in Runcorn.

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Back to the 1980's with my pencil drawing of a Crosville Duple Laser 2 based at Runcorn depot. Details such as the heated windscreen elements can been seen. These vehicles were used on express services into liverpool and Chester.