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Strachan bodied Leyland Panther - FBR 53D

FBR 53D

Registration Number FBR 53D
Chassis Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R
Body Strachan B47D
Date New 1966
Fleet Number 53
Original Owner Sunderland Corporation
Acquired for Preservation 1992
Current Status Restored

Historical Information

New to Sunderland Corporation as No. 53. Sold to Tyne and Wear Museums on withdrawal from service passing to the former owner a few years later and rallied extensively since then.

Acquired by the North East Bus Preservation Trust in 2018.