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Visit to MV Coronia
Tuesday 24th July



Seaburn Historic Vehicle Display
Monday 27th August

At the Recreation Ground

Relaunch of KBB 118D
Tuesday 28th August



North East Festival of Transport
Saturday 8th September to
Sunday 9th September

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