The Omnibus Society Fleet

16 - 1962 Leyland Lion PSR1/1

Photo: Peter Rendall

Photo: Peter Rendall

First Registered: 1962.

Bodybuilder: N.Z.M.B.

No of seats: B42D.

1st Owner: Nelson Surbuban 16.

2nd Owner: Whangarei Bus Service.

3rd Owner: Neil Brown.

Chassis Number: 611928.

Registration: CT3915.

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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