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Walter Hancock: Infant

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The Infant

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1829 Hancock built a small ten-seater bus called the Infant, with which in 1831 he began a regular service between Stratford and London. On October 31, 1832, the Infant took an experimental trip to Brighton. This vehicle was later made famous by its revenue-earning journeys between London and Brighton

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