Brighton Corporation Transport

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Type Single Deck Motor Bus
Chassis Leyland National 2 NL116HLXB-1R
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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