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Welcome to Cooperline
An online gallery of the creative work of three generations of the Cooper family from the North West of England.

On this website you will find over 2500 photographs of British railways from 1932 to the 1960's taken mainly by WD Cooper, but including some images taken by his brother DS Cooper.

Also featured are over 200 gouache paintings of buses, trams, trolleybuses, commercial vehicles and railway scenes painted by GS 'Sid' Cooper. This is just a small representation of the life's work of one of the UK's leading transport artists.

Finally, there are some examples of artwork produced by myself, DP Cooper.

Most of the images shown on this site are available as prints, or for reproduction in books, calendars, greetings cards etc. The WD Cooper collection photographs are also available as 'rights managed' stock images.

There are also a large number of GS Cooper originals for sale

Diecast Devon
A wonderful site for the model collector. All your favourite models to purchase including; Corgi - Dinky - EFE - Matchbox - Lesney - Vanguards and lots of others.

Local Transport History
Histories and fleet details of Tram/Trollybus/Bus/Coach undertakings nationwide. This website is a wonderful source of information for the transport historian and enthusiast alike.

PMP Video
This brilliant site gives access to a unique range of 1347 Transport Video Titles which include material on Buses/Coaches - Trams - Trollybuses & Trucks throughout the world.   

The Yelloway Project
The current restoration of former Yelloway coach CDK 172L. Follow the progress of two dedicated brothers who are meticulously restoring this vehicle to it's former glory

This new site is all about you, the hard grafting Truck, Coach and Bus drivers out there, battling the barmy British weather, the motorway loonies, the long tiresome tailbacks, the gaffer chasing your tail, 'cos he's on a time critical delivery, the Old Bill and VOSA trying their best to nick you for something day in and night outCheck out the Photo Gallery........You could be on there! Stick your oar in, have your say, send your pics and SHORT stories, of your life on the road, let everyone know!!

V8 Stock-Cars
Fantastic site for the stock car enthusiast brimming with news, information and wonderful photographs.


Great Western Hotel, Paignton, Torbay, South Devon.
A charming elegant Victorian villa delightfully situated in the heart of Agatha Christie country at the harbour end of Paignton with one of the finest collections of model railways, steam engines, ships and vintage toys to be found anywhere.

The Great Western is a privately owned detached hotel and can only be described as one of the finest of its size in Paignton. It is our contention that few others equal it in any aspect of hotel, catering and hospitality. Our aim is to provide for our guests, a friendly and personal service, they prove we achieve this by returning year after year.


Manchester Museum of Transport
Houses a collection of vehicles from 1890 to 1990 with an extensive archive and library. The museum is also the home of two preserved Yelloway coaches plus many more North West vehicles.


Memory Lane Travel
We are a family company operating mainly modern Volvo executive tour coaches, all having air suspension, air conditioning and hot air heating with toilet and washroom. We also operate our diner executive coaches which have in addition, tables, a servery and kitchen area where our hostess will serve you with light lunches and freshly brewed tea and coffee, all presented in top quality crockery. Our tour list shows where these vehicles will normally be operated. All our drivers are professionals, caring for your needs and giving details of places visited. City tours normally have a local guide joining the vehicle.

PSV Products - Warrington
Serving the Coach and Bus Industry since 1990.
In-Coach Entertainment, Catering and Safety Equipment. PSV Products of Warrington provide Audio/DVD and Coach Catering equipment wherever needed.

Used Coach Sales - Warrington
'Used Coach Sales' offer good quality second hand coaches to clients world wide. We offer new and used Buses, Coaches and Minibuses some of which are built in our own workshops. All are serviced and can be MOT Tested prior to delivery, we regularly feature Volvo, Daf and Mercedes products in our stock list. DIY Motorhome Converters especially benefit from in depth knowledge of the vehicles we sell and we are happy to help clients with shipping and transportation requirements.


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Yelloway Mobile Museum 2020