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News: 1980 Leyland National Mk 2 - BUH 240V

Published 3 April 2018, 12:22

Type of Vehicle - Bus
Year Built/Registered - 1980
Vehicle Description - Leyland National Mk 2
Reg No - BUH 240V
Fleet No - NS 492
Livery/Operator - National Welsh

BUH 240V was new in 1980 and was one of three Mark 2 Leyland Nationals delivered to National Welsh.
BUH 240V was delivered to Porth depot in the Rhondda Valleys where it usually was found working on either the 244 of X8 services. In 1986 it was transferred to the New Caerphilly Buslink operation and painted in the red and yellow livery but this was short lived. Over the next few months it worked from Brynmawr, Cwmbran and Abergavenny before ending up in Chepstow with the other two of the batch.
In 1987 BUH 240V alon gwith the other two from the batch, were sold to Burnley and Pendle and later went on to Stagecoach Ribble. Sometime later BUH 240V was sold on to Specialist Training Services in Liverpool where it worked until July 2007. It was then purchased by its current owner direct from Liverpool for preservation and has been in use at rallies since May 2009.

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