Brighton Corporation Transport
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Type Single Deck Motor Bus Class Chassis Leyland National 2 NL116HLXB-1R Motor Engine Gardner 6HLXB Built 1983 Body B49+24F Fleet 31 Registration XFG 31Y Chassis Number 7708 Body Number Status Transferred Disposed 20/5/97 Initial Disposal B&HB&C - Hove Extra Information This was a dual-purpose vehicle at the start of its life and was fitted with coach seats and was not painted in the 'Shuttle' livery the other National 2's carried. It was re-numbered to 131 and received a full repaint into Brighton & Hove livery at Kent Coachworks in September 1997. Cannibilised to donate its rear-end to 129 and remains sold to Cooper Barnes, Shoreham-by-Sea for scrap in December 1997. Photo Caption Brighton seafront was the venue for the official hand-over of the Leyland National 2's. Six were in Shuttle livery and the seventh, 31, was in dual-purpose blue and white. Alan Piatt photograph.
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