Brighton Corporation Transport
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Type Double Deck Motor Bus Class Chassis A.E.C. Regent I O661 Motor Engine A.E.C. A180F 8.8litre Built 1938 Body Weymann H30/24R built 1938 - up-seated to H30/26R in 1954 Fleet 63 Registration FUF 63 Chassis Number 6435 Body Number M1910 Status Sold and preserved Disposed May 1965 Initial Disposal M. Dryhurst - California USA Extra Information This bus was requisitioned by the Merchant Nay from 1940 until 1945 for use as mobile gunnery schools. Ownership transferred to John Pye, West Drayton in July 1998. Three owners in 67years! Regrettably John passed away on 3rd. September 2009 aged 74. The future of 63 hangs in the balance. Photo Caption Mervyn Stedman took this shot of 63 in 2001 with 63 not looking anything like her 63 years of age. This is a very rare A.E.C. to be preserved.
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