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Buses at Beamish
Saturday 16th July to
Sunday 17th July
Time 10:00 AM
At Beamish Museum

Buses Through The Ages
Sunday 31st July
Time 10:00 AM
At Bishop Auckland Market Place

Whitley Bay Bus Rally
Sunday 14th August
Time 10:00 AM
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Seaburn Historic Vehicle Display
Monday 29th August
Time 10:00 AM
At the Recreation Ground

 

Park Royal bodied Leyland Atlantean - JFT 228N



Registration Number JFT 228N (Formerly RCN 111N)
Chassis Leyland Atlantean AN68/1R
Body Park Royal O43/34F
Date New 1974
Fleet Number 3285
Original Owner Gateshead & District
Acquired for Preservation 2006
Current Status Awaiting Restoration

Historical Information

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.
 


It was later sold and used on a Whitby tour and re registered KKH 372N