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REG RUF 186
MAKE LEYLAND
MODEL Titan PD2/12
YEAR 1956
BODY Beadle H59RD
OWNER Mr. P. Thornes of Selby, North Yorkshire.
HISTORY This vehicle was new to Southdown Motor Services as number 786 in December 1956.  One of over 100 basically similar vehicles delivered to Southdown in the 1950s, it is the only survivor of ten Beadle-bodied examples. Recovered in poor condition from France in 1997 by Eric Stobart, it has been fully restored, and appears frequently at south coast bus rallies.

 

 

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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