The Omnibus Society Fleet

The Truck - 1968 Leyland Beaver

'The Truck' - photo taken at Otaki

First Registered: 1968.

Bodybuilder: Ergomatic cab.

New to: Modern Freighters, Levin.

Fleet Number: Nil.

Chassis Number: .

Registration: DF693.

Into Service: 1968.

Out of Service: 1982.

Joined OS Fleet: June 2001.

Left OS Fleet: 2012.

Current Status: Passed on for restoration

History: Sold from Modern Freighters to an agricultural contractor in the Horowhenua. Onsold to a 2nd contractor, called Landex and then purchased by the Omnibus Society for use as a shift truck. With loss of storage and lack of funds to maintain the truck, it was passed on for restoration. Currently being restored into Modern Freighters colours.

Another Beaver in Modern Freighters colours

Kitset Beaver - Jamie Larn

Chassis restored 2015 - Jamie Larn


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