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North East Bus and Coach Show - PostponedSunday 3rd MayAt the intu Metrocentre Coach ParkDurham Vintage Bus GatheringSunday 21st JuneAt Howlands Park and Ride siteWhitley Bay Bus RallySunday 5th JulyOn The LinksBuses Through The AgesSunday 26th JulyAt Bishop Auckland Market PlaceSeaburn Historic Vehicle DisplayMonday 31st AugustAt 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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