ess unity for United Counties next year
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NITED COUNTIES is the etc National Bus Company hsicliary to be split into taller operating units.
From January 1 three smal bus and coach operating its and two support consnies will be formed in preration for deregulation of s services.
Operations in the Ketter;, Corby, Wellingborough, arthampton, Bedford, Bigswade and Huntingdon deits will continue to be crated under the United Counties banner with the present general manager, John Tate, as managing director.
It will operate 253 buses and coaches with headquarters remaining at Northampton.
A new 187-vehicle _company — Luton and District — will be formed to run services in the Luton, Leighton Buz*zard, Hitchin and Aylesbury area. A manager for this operation has still to be appointed.
Milton Keynes Citybus will be a 64 bus and coach opera
tiOn in the new city there.
A separate manager will be appointed for this company, although John Tare will have an overall role as managing director for the time being.
United Counties Engineering is already a separate unit, providing engineering services for NBC and independent operators.
A second service unit, United Counties Management Services, is to be formed to provide accounting services for NBC.