Brighton Corporation Transport
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Type Double Deck Motor Bus Class Chassis Leyland Titan TD5 Motor Engine Leyland 8.6litre Built 1938 Body East Lancs H28/26R built 1947 Fleet 19 Registration FCD 506 Chassis Number 301300 Body Number 4355 Status Sold Disposed June 1962 Initial Disposal Hazell's Autos Extra Information Bought from Southdown for £68 each in June 1961 to cover a vehicle shortage due to a fire at Weymann's premises. It still fetched £53 when sold a year later. It later passed to Campbell (Dlr.), Brighton in August 1962 then to Willett (Dlr.). It was rescued and transferred to the West of England Transport Collection in August 1988. Sold to T Blackman, Halifax, in 2004 to supply parts for the restoration of 18 as Southdown 204. She was finally scrapped in September 2005 after the donation was complete. Photo Caption Seen approaching the Old Steine terminus of service 48 is former Southdown TD5 no. 19. This bus, having spent forty two years languishing in scrapyards is to donate parts to sister bus 18 aka Southdown 204.<br />
John Goddard Collection.
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