Brighton Corporation Transport
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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.
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