Originally registered RCN 111N it entered service in 1974 with Gateshead & District, although legally owned by Northern General. It was transferred into the Northern General fleet in 1974 as fleet number 211N.
In 1986 it was converted to open top (O43/34F), based at Percy Main depot and used for many years on North Shields Ferry Landing to Whitley Bay open top summer services.
RCN 111N at North Shields Ferry Landing on service 333
It was later sold and used on a Whitby tour and re registered KKH 372N
This vehicle was acquired by the NEBPT from Durham Travel, where it had been parked out of use for a few years.
We couldn’t retrieve the original registration as it was transferred to a car, but we were able to get another registration sympathetic to our area.