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A female bus driver  


Dot Wrapson (driver) pictured with H. Orme-White (Managing Director) in 1944. Dot went on to be the longest serving driver. During the Second World War at least 11 women were employed by the Provincial in the roles of drivers and conductors. Many more were employed on other duties.

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