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Murgatroyd Travel Services History

Established in 1935, we are one of North Yorkshires major luxury coach operators providing executive private coach and minibus hire, local bus services, day excursions, theatre trips and our ever popular door-to-door holidays across the UK, Europe and beyond.  Our large fleet ranges from 16 seat minicoaches all the way up to 61 & 70 seat executive corporate vehicles, with every size and combination inbetween catered for.                                                                                       ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
The company has travelled a long way since the purchase of the first vehicle in 1935 (pictured left) by the late Harold and Elsie Murgatroyd, where it was operated from the little village shop in Thruscross.

The fleet grew and by 1962 unusually for this era, started to travel the length and breadth of the country, it was only a few years later that the first continental tours were introduced into our holiday brochure and as such built our name for long distance continental travel.  

Today we are still one of the few coach companies that make regular trips to as far afield as Russia, Poland and the Ukraine.

Please see a selection of photos from the early days of our company below:














One of the Bedford OB coaches (March 1948)













The fleet line up 
(July 1964)






















A Bedford Caetano in Budapest (October 1982)

Apologies about the hair!