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The last stage of Ex Malta bus EBY 565's journey from Malta to the Isle of Man. The bus was delivered to Skelmersdale where it was checked over before being driven to Heysham and onward to its new home.

  • 26th October 2011. EBY 565 unloaded from a low loader that transported it from Southampton to Skelmersdale.

    26th October 2011. EBY 565 unloaded from a low loader that transported it from Southampton to Skelmersdale.

  • 26th October 2011.   An inspection of 565 was carried out before departure to Heysham.  With everything in order the last leg of the journey could begin.

    26th October 2011. An inspection of 565 was carried out before departure to Heysham. With everything in order the last leg of the journey could begin.

  • 26th October 2011. A quick pose in front of the freight office for the benefit of staff.

    26th October 2011. A quick pose in front of the freight office for the benefit of staff.

  • 26th October 2011. A quick pose in front of the freight office for the benefit of staff.

    26th October 2011. A quick pose in front of the freight office for the benefit of staff.

  • 26th October 2011. First stop Junction 31 on the M6. Checks were made and with everything in order we set off for Lancaster.

    26th October 2011. First stop Junction 31 on the M6. Checks were made and with everything in order we set off for Lancaster.

  • 26th October 2011. Lancaster Services. Sandwich break! I hadn’t had any lunch. All was in order so we drove in to Lancaster much to the general publics amazement

    26th October 2011. Lancaster Services. Sandwich break! I hadn’t had any lunch. All was in order so we drove in to Lancaster much to the general publics amazement

  • 26th October 2011.   Not many coaches look like this!

    26th October 2011. Not many coaches look like this!

  • 26th October 2011.  565 pictured at the port of Heysham.   First part of the trip complete.

    26th October 2011. 565 pictured at the port of Heysham. First part of the trip complete.

  • 26th October 2011.  Awaiting the arrival of the Ben - My - Chree.

    26th October 2011. Awaiting the arrival of the Ben - My - Chree.

  • 27th October 2011.  Isle of Man Steam Packet staff  admire the bus onboard the Ben - My - Chree.

    27th October 2011. Isle of Man Steam Packet staff admire the bus onboard the Ben - My - Chree.

  • 27th October 2011 The Ben - My - Chree has arrived in Douglas harbour!  Its only 5.30am.

    27th October 2011 The Ben - My - Chree has arrived in Douglas harbour! Its only 5.30am.

  • 27th October 2011.  EBY 565 parked at Lord Street for a quick picture stop.

    27th October 2011. EBY 565 parked at Lord Street for a quick picture stop.

  • 27th October 2011.  EBY 565 parked at Lord Street for a quick picture stop.

    27th October 2011. EBY 565 parked at Lord Street for a quick picture stop.

  • 27th October 2011.  EBY 565 parked at Lord Street for a quick picture stop.

    27th October 2011. EBY 565 parked at Lord Street for a quick picture stop.

  • 27th October 2011.  EBY 565 parked at Lord Street for a quick picture stop.

    27th October 2011. EBY 565 parked at Lord Street for a quick picture stop.