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Type Double Deck Motor Bus
Class
Chassis Leyland Atlantean AN68/1R
Motor
Engine Leyland O.680
Built 1977
Body East Lancs H43/31F built 1978
Fleet 4
Registration TYJ 4S
Chassis Number 7701900
Body Number
Status Transferred
Disposed 20/5/97
Initial Disposal B&HB&C - Hove
Extra Information Entered service on 26th. April 1978. Re-numbered to 804 and repainted into Brighton & Hove livery at Hampshire Body & Paint 9/97. Withdrawn 2/98 - sold to Lyus (Dlr.), Brentwood then to North Birmingham Busways 6/98. To Richardson, Midhurst 9/02 then to Chris Pearce, Worthing 4/03 for preservation. Returned to Brighton Blue Bus livery in November 2003. Well done, Chris. However, Phil Blair, Upton, Hampshire took over ownership in July 2006. The bus returned to Chris Pearce in July 2008 who then sold it to Chabaud, Ramage in France in October 2009. Re-registered to 1131 VS 16 and is now a partial open top mobile radio station.
Photo Caption Seen by Mervyn Stedman at Palmeira Square is East Lancs-bodied Atlantean no.4 looking a bit worse for wear. Thankfully, Chris Pearce has made her look a lot better.

(please note, not all photos are available yet)


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