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Durham Vintage Bus Gathering - Cancelled
Sunday 16th June

At Howlands Park and Ride site

Seaburn Historic Vehicle Display
Monday 26th August
Time 10:00 AM
At the Recreation Ground

 

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 2018
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 in 1992 and rallied extensively since then.

Acquired by the NEBPT in 2018.