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 1939
Fleet 73
Registration FUF 73
Chassis Number 6445
Body Number C5391
Status Sold
Disposed August 1952
Initial Disposal G H Morgan (Dlr.) - Newport - Monmouthshire
Extra Information This bus was loaned to Bristol Tramways from 1941 - 1946. To Sharpes Coaches, Grays, Essex in December 1952. Then Park Lane Bus Co., Aveley, Essex in June 1953. To H Bottom(Showman), Wormwood Scrubs in May 1958 and was seen in Wanstead in March 1959 - Manchester May 1960 - Woolwich Common May 1962 - Buckhurst Hill, August 1962 and was de-licensed by S Price (Showman) of Writtle, Essex in November 1963.
Photo Caption Seen by V C Jones in July 1949 at the junction of Coombe Road and Lewes Road is composite-bodied Regent I no.73. The view is vastly different today. Schweppes Table Waters depot was in build then the site became a petrol station now it is CarpetRight.
John Goddard Collection.

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