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1986 Aberystwyth car survey(cont)

 second Japanese.                      
          Types of vehicles            
    The total number of vehicles that  
 came into Aberystwyth was 466 and most
 of those were cars.Not many lorries   
 came through because it was the       
 afternoon and most of the traders had 
 come in the morning.We think the      
 farming and construction vehicles were
 not on the main roads because they    
 would be using the smaller roads.We   
 found that more vehicles came from the
 East rather than the South.Three local
 buses came through the town.          
    Cars came from as far as Truro,    
 Glasgow and Edinburgh.Most cars came  
 from England,this led us to believe   
 that the cars were either cheaper or  
 there was more choice.The least number

Map of the area

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