Brighton Corporation Transport

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Type Double Deck Motor Bus
Chassis A.E.C. Regent III 9612E
Engine A.E.C. A208 9.6litre
Built 1949
Body Weymann H30/24R built 1949 - up-seated to H30/26R in 1954
Fleet 90
Registration KCD 90
Chassis Number 4944
Body Number M3813
Status Scrapped
Disposed April 1969
Initial Disposal Fisher & Ford - Yorks. - scrap
Extra Information This was the last A.E.C. motor bus in service - March 6th. 1969 but had achieved notoriety back in the late fifties by having an exhaust brake fitted for a short time which annoyed some of the residents of Woodruff Avenue due to the excessive noise as it decended that hill in Hove.
Photo Caption Seen in Old Steine with a Southdown PD3/4 'Queen Mary' passing is Regent III no.90.
SEC Copyright.
John Goddard Collection.

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