Old Three Towns Bus Pictures

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Former A1 bus, Leyland Atlantean ASD31T,in its new life in Lancashire,sporting a modified destination board with added route number display.ImageFormer A1 bus, Leyland Atlantean ASD31T,in its new life in Lancashire. by Charles Gordon, on Flickr
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On loan to Graham's of Paisley,A1 Service Daimler PAG 766H.Image2018-02-03_0 by Charles Gordon, on Flickr
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Not sure of the location,but the Shell Xmas dance must have been the last journey this old Leyland A1 bus made.Image2018-01-31_1 by Charles Gordon, on Flickr
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Portland Place Stevenston??
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I was thinking steels scrappy......too much greenery for my memory.
Those wimin were in the nip.
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I was trying to be polite as ..........well you know how folk forget their roots.LOL
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I remember the bus garage in Dreghorn just before the Annwick pub there was a double decker sat round the back that was scrap and all the kids played in it prob 1981
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The latest image I've purchased is an AA bus,taken at the top of Glasgow St in Ardrossan.Note the school and garage sign in the background.Date of picture is unknown.
ImageAA MOTOR SERVICES AAG 648B at Glagow St,Ardrossan by Charles Gordon, on Flickr
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A1 Service NTF9 Leyland Titan PD2 ex Leyland demonstrator at Parkhouse garage,Ardrossan.Date unknown.Note the original petrol station shop.
ImageA1 Service NTF9 Leyland Titan PD2 ex Leyland demonstrator at Parkhouse garage,Ardrossan by Charles Gordon, on Flickr
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A selection of A1 buses of different ages,seen at Parkhouse Garage.Date unknown.
Image2017-12-21_0 by Charles Gordon, on Flickr
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Chico looks like PD1 to me but may be PD1/2 would need to see engine to confirm
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meekan wrote: Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:45 am Chico looks like PD1 to me but may be PD1/2 would need to see engine to confirm
Thanks meekan, you're most probably correct as I'm not very knowledgeable about the buses themselves and generally go by the details marked on the slides/photographs purchased from the sellers.Any additional information from yourself is most welcome.
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