PRESERVED BUSES & COACHES

REG AHC 442
MAKE AEC
MODEL Regent III
YEAR 1951
BODY East Lancs bodywork sub-contracted to Bruce Coachworks in Wales.
OWNER Eastbourne Regent Preservation Group
HISTORY New to Eastbourne Corporation in 1951 and withdrawn in 1971. She was sold immediately to the Eastbourne Regent Preservation Group for restoration and preservation.  From the early 1980s to 1996 she was stored and out of use.  However from 1996 she has been kept at the City of Portsmouth Preserved Transport Depot, further restored, and now can be seen at bus rallies in the south of England in smart Eastbourne Corporation livery.

 

 

Above photo taken at: Cobham London Bus Museum Spring Gathering at Dunsfold Aerodrome, Surrey.
Taken on: 10th April 2011

 

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Photographs Mike Smith 2011
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