Tickets please! Give us your memories of Hartlepool's bus services in days gone by

Tickets please! We're taking a look at the old buses of Hartlepool this week.

Thursday, 2nd March 2017, 10:00 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:37 am
The number 227 United bus gets a wash in Hartlepool.
The number 227 United bus gets a wash in Hartlepool.

Here are four shots of transport in the town, showing the old double deckers with adverts featuring everything from Binns to Sparks which was renowned for its quality cakes.

But what we really want is your memories of travelling on public transport.

A Hartlepool bus in York Road but which year is this and do you recognise any of the shops?

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Which service did you use and how much was your bus fare in days gone by?

Who remembers the days of open air staircases on the double deckers.

Our four views show a queue for a bus in George Street on the Headland, an old number 7 in York Road, the 227 United bus getting a wash, and two old buses promoting the Binns stores.

Get in touch with your memories.

Queueing for a bus in George Street on the Headland.
Old buses with the familiar 'shop at Binns' adverts.
A Hartlepool bus in York Road but which year is this and do you recognise any of the shops?
Queueing for a bus in George Street on the Headland.
Old buses with the familiar 'shop at Binns' adverts.