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 1950
Fleet 20
Registration FCD 510
Chassis Number 301304
Body Number 4367
Status Scrapped
Disposed June 1964
Initial Disposal Wheatley - Newhaven - scrap
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 35 when sold three years later. It was used as a driver training vehicle between May 1962 and November 1963.
Photo Caption Autumn 1961 and Howard Butler took this photograph of ex-Southdown Leyland TD5 210 posing as Brighton Corporation 20. Note the absence of trolley overhead which had been rapidly removed.

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