Looking Back In Transport History – Working With Phil Cool!

In the 1990’s I became the Chairman of the transport body that took over from the Passenger Transport Committee of the old County Council, after Prime Minister Thatcher abolished the County Councils.

The West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive became Centro and it came with funky new colourful image. Here I am working with comedian Phil Cool to promote the new Centro Card!

Phil was a brilliant laugh, great mimic and could create some fab faces!

I well remember this day for the fun that came with working with him.

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more