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 80 Registration FUF 80 Chassis Number 6452 Body Number C5398 Status Sold Disposed August 1952 Initial Disposal G H Morgan (Dlr.) - Newport - Monmouthshire Extra Information This bus was loaned to Bristol Tramways from 1941 - 1947. It was sold on to Sharpes Coaches, Grays, Essex in December 1952 then to Victoria Coaches, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex in June 1953 but was de-licensed by them in September 1953. Photo Caption A 'clippie' is seen assisting the driver of composite-bodied Regent I no.80 to change the destination screen at the Tivoli Crescent terminus of service 51. Although wearing a khaki roof and maked headlamps this bus dosen't have the customary black-out markings on the front mudguards.
John Goddard Collection.
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