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Buses at BeamishSaturday 16th July toSunday 17th JulyTime 10:00 AMAt Beamish MuseumBuses Through The AgesSunday 31st JulyTime 10:00 AMAt Bishop Auckland Market PlaceWhitley Bay Bus RallySunday 14th AugustTime 10:00 AMOn The LinksSeaburn Historic Vehicle DisplayMonday 29th AugustTime 10:00 AMAt the Recreation Ground
ECW bodied Rear Engined Leyland Tiger - Q723 GHG
This vehicle was intended as a demonstrator for export markets and was originally built as left hand drive but was later converted to right hand drive. It was initially used by the Leyland DAF Social & Athletic Club and is the only example of a rear-engined Leyland Tiger ever built
It was eventually purchased by OK Motor Services and used in service before passing to Amvile Coaches of Grimsby and then TM Travel of Chesterfield. On their takeover by the Wellglade Group it was purchased for preservation by Charles Marshall before being sold and subsequently acquired by the North East Bus Preservation Trust..
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