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News: 1983 Dual-purpose Leyland Tiger Bus - DFP 492Y

Published 7 August 2017, 14:24

Type of Vehicle - Dual-purpose Bus
Year Built/Registered - 1983
Vehicle Description - 1983 Leyland Tiger rebodied 2000 East Lancs DP49F
Reg No - DFP 492Y
Livery/Operator - Yellow/Red, Cresta Coaches

Leyland Tiger
Chassis - 1983 Leyland Tiger DFP 492Y, Leyland TRCTL11/3R
Body - 2000 East Lancs Myllenium Hyline DP49F

New in May 1983 to Trimdon Motor Services of County Durham and registered BAJ 637Y with a Plaxton C49ft bodywork. Following several changes of registration it ended up with Andrews Sheffield Omnibus.

Aquired by Strathtay in September 1999 and rebodied by East Lancs, it returned to Service as Strathtay 427 in May 2000 with East Lancs Mylleniun Hyline DP49F bodywork. Based at Dundee for much of its new life. It was renumbered 25815 and painted into Stagecoach livery following their acquisition of the traction Group in 2006.

It was again reregistered DFP 492Y, it was sold to Wootons of Chesham in April 2008, subsequently passing to Cresta Coaches of Alresford, Hants in October 2014.

It was purchased by the current owner in 2017.

The vehicle is still in Cresta Coaches livery.

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