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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