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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


Last additions - Transport
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Jylland in cruising mode.359 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefectAug 09, 2011
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Jylland Marfa 1973 ©424 viewsPhoto Ewart White1 commentsPrefectAug 09, 2011
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Notary Zarb Street Attard 1928676 viewsThe Valletta-Rabat road about to be asphalted.
Villa Refalo (background) in 1962 became the restaurant Villa Corinthia which then expanded into the Corinthia Palace Hotel, and then went global.
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Quinquireme of Nineveh? ©544 views2 commentsPrefectJul 18, 2011
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Gozo Boat G3343 viewsPassing the newly completed breakwaters in 1910.PrefectJul 15, 2011
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Bus No.3. Thorneycroft. c1905432 viewsImported by Malta Motor Bus & Transport Syndicate Ltd.PrefectJul 15, 2011
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Competition for the Dghajsas? ©282 viewsPrefectJul 12, 2011
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Gleneagles & Princess Melita off Mgarr370 viewsGozo Mail Steamers c 1885 - 1924.PrefectJul 12, 2011
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Bendy Bus331 viewsA Boris cast off!PrefectJul 03, 2011
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Today is the day285 viewsTimes of MaltaPrefectJul 03, 2011
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Railway Stations in 1967379 viewsPrefectJul 02, 2011
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The Mother of all Tigne Tunnels ©456 viewsLinking Qui-Si-Sana to Xatt ta Tigne and now the main bus route as Bisazza Street is pedestrianised.
(One day you may even be able to enter the underground car park without going all the way to the Ferry and back again!)
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New Bus Terminus ©381 viewsIn St James Ditch. Not quite finished and only a week to go.1 commentsPrefectJun 30, 2011
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Last Waltz around the Fountain ©352 viewsI think thats Thames EBY 537 running to the end.
Lament for the old buses.
537's Final Trip
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Arriva Bus on driver training. ©308 viewsB day is July 3.PrefectJun 28, 2011
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Empire Fowey363 viewsTrooping in 1956
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Strathaird335 viewsTrooping in 1956
©Rex Cooper
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No 4 Dock399 viewsBeing enlarged, 1962-4.Martin PowellJun 07, 2011
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Imperial Eagle 1967382 viewsArriving Marfa, nearing the end of her passenger service. Martin PowellMay 29, 2011
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Gharry 1967329 viewsWell turned out horse and driver.Martin PowellMay 29, 2011
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Arriva takes over the Buses425 viewsHERE
New Network Map
Bus reform in numbers 59.2 million: Passengers carried by buses in 1979 30.2 million: Passengers carried by buses in 2009 €9 million: Subsidy claimed by current bus owners for 2009 €6.2 million: Total annual subsidy government will pay Arriva 20,500: Arriva’s projected number of bus seats 13,900: Current number of bus seats
508: Buses currently in service 264: Buses in Arriva’s fleet €3.49: Current cost of a one-day ticket €2.60: Arriva’s one-day ticket fare for non-Maltese ID card holders
€1.50: Arriva’s one-day ticket fare for Maltese ID card holders €1.30: Arriva’s two-hour ticket fare €0.47: Current single trip fare
1 commentsPrefectMay 28, 2011
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Clan Ferguson Arriving399 viewsEither October 1941 or January 1942. Later sunk on Pedestal.PrefectMay 08, 2011
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Star of Malta628 viewsAground on Mercanti Reef off St Julian's Bay July 1955.
See Also
1 commentsPrefectMay 07, 2011
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Brisbane Star404 viewsSurvivor of Op Pedestal 1942PrefectMay 04, 2011
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Airspeed Ambassador (BEA Elizabethan)473 viewsArriving with the Duke of Edinburgh 1952.
See the Film
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Tramlines at Fleur de Lys411 viewsPrefectApr 26, 2011
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Birchircara Station378 viewsPrefectApr 17, 2011
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Gozo Boat373 viewsPostcard - painting by LM Galea.PrefectApr 05, 2011
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RN Bedfords397 viewsThese are in Singapore but similar ones once served Tal Handak.PrefectApr 02, 2011
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Thorneycroft Sturdy Y-0382350 viewsFormerly 1606 on the Mellieha route.PrefectMar 30, 2011
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Thames DBY 333334 viewsFormer Sliema Bus 711 here in true colours unlike here.PrefectMar 27, 2011
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Bikes at the Ferry390 viewsPrefectMar 27, 2011
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