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NEBPT Annual General Meeting
Tuesday 27th March

Followed by a further selection of Jim Bentley's colour slides from the 1960/70s onwards


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