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Type Single Deck Motor Bus
Class
Chassis Leyland Lynx LX112LXCTR1S
Motor
Engine Gardner 6HLXCT
Built 1988
Body Leyland B51+21F
Fleet 49
Registration E449 FWV
Chassis Number 1133
Body Number
Status Transferred
Disposed 20/5/97
Initial Disposal B&HB&C - Hove
Extra Information This was the first bus to be repainted into Brighton & Hove livery in May 1997 at Kent Coachworks and re-numbered to 189. Sold to Stephenson's Coaches, Rochford in October 2000 then to Falkland Island Tours. As of January 2012 former Lynx 49 is STILL on the Falklands as their number 16 (regd. F761D), thanks to British Buses Abroad for that news. In September 2014 she was sold to a private owner at Goose Green for use as a conservatory. Thanks to SEC for that news.
Photo Caption Seen by Alan Piatt in May 1994 at Old Steine is Lynx 49 wearing 'Shuttle 50' livery and Brighton Blue Bus fleet name.

(please note, not all photos are available yet)


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