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Buses In The North East In The 1970s & 1980s
Tuesday 23rd January

Presented by Andrew Beevers

 

Alexander bodied Leyland Olympian - C655 LFT



Registration Number C655 LFT
Chassis Leyland Olympian ONLXB/1R
Body Alexander RH H45/31F
Date New 1985
Fleet Number 655
Original Owner Tyne & Wear PTE
Acquired for Preservation 2006
Current Status Restoration in Progress
                       
Historical Information

New to Tyne & Wear PTE, purchased by Eric Hutchinson to a high specification, first 100 passenger vehicle in the area, with 76 seated and 24 standing allowed.

Restoration work has commenced, replacing non-original items.