Brighton Corporation Transport
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Type Single Deck Motor Bus Class Chassis Dennis Dart 9.8SDL Motor Engine Cummins 6BT Built 1994 Body Plaxton Pointer B40+17F built 1995 Fleet 78 Registration M78 CYJ Chassis Number 3054/2420 Body Number 9510HXN3442 Status Transferred Disposed 20/5/97 Initial Disposal B&HB&C - Hove Extra Information Repainted into Brighton & Hove livery at Kent Coachworks in June 1997. Sold to Southern Vectis via Wilts & Dorset in October 2006. Thanks to B&HB&C for this information. New fleet number is 902 and carries the name 'Luccombe Chine'. Back with Wilts & Dorset by April 2009 and allocated to Salisbury with a new fleet number 5278. Sold for preservation in August 2012 and seen in The Big Lemon's premises in Brighton, moved to Amberley Museum in November under the care of S Day & N Hartley for preservation as Brighton Blue Bus 78. Photo Caption Seen leaving the Royal Pavilion bus stop is Lewes Coaches step-entrance Dart no.78 with East Lancs-bodied Atlantean no.9 in close pursuit.<br />
Mervyn Stedman Photograph.
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