First Registered: 1962.
No of seats: B42D.
1st Owner: Nelson Surbuban 16.
2nd Owner: Whangarei Bus Service.
3rd Owner: Neil Brown.
Chassis Number: 611928.
Into Service: 1962
Out of Service:
Joined OS Fleet:
Current Status: Stored.
History: One of two Leyland Lions purchased by Nelson Suburban with both then passing to Whangarei Bus Services. 16
was partially converted to a motor caravan when purchased for preservation. The Lion was a rear engined bus developed from a
Worldmaster with rear engine similar to an Atlantean. The other Lion still exists as a movan, but has been repowered with
a CAT engine. Lion 17
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