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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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