PICTURES & VIDEO: Mary King launches new buses

16:12 08 January 2013

Olympian Mary King rides the open top stagecoach with councillors along the Esplanade on Tuesday. Photo by Terry Ife ref shs 6392-02-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Olympian Mary King rides the open top stagecoach with councillors along the Esplanade on Tuesday. Photo by Terry Ife ref shs 6392-02-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Mary King launches new Stagecoach bus fleet

Olympic hero Mary King helped launched a £1.5 million fleet of new state-of-the-art double-decker buses in Sidmouth this week. The six time Olympian climbed onboard a vintage omnibus drawn by three fine black horses which led some of the new fleet along the Esplanade.

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