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North East Bus and Coach Show - Postponed
Sunday 3rd May

At the intu Metrocentre Coach Park

Durham Vintage Bus Gathering
Sunday 21st June

At Howlands Park and Ride site

Whitley Bay Bus Rally
Sunday 5th July

On The Links

Buses Through The Ages
Sunday 26th July

At Bishop Auckland Market Place

Seaburn Historic Vehicle Display
Monday 31st August

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