Leyland-DAB Lion

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Leyland-DAB Lion
Moving People bus (VIL 3382 ex-F382 GVO), 2012 Fleetwood Festival of Transport.jpg
East Lancs bodied Leyland-DAB Lion in 2012
Body and chassis
Doors1 door
Floor typeStep entrance
EngineLeyland TL11
Power output183 kW
TransmissionZF Ecomat

The Leyland-DAB Lion was a mid-engined double-decker bus chassis manufactured by Leyland between 1986 and 1988.


The Leyland-DAB Lion was designed as a mid-engined double-decker bus chassis based on a Danish Automobile Building design.[1][2] Only 32 were built for Clydeside Scottish, Eastern Scottish and Nottingham City Transport.[3][4][5]

Following the takeover of Leyland by Volvo, the Lion ceased production in 1988.[6]


  1. ^ Leyland's Lion in service next year Commercial Motor 7 September 1985
  2. ^ New den for Lion Commercial Motor 16 July 1987
  3. ^ Nottingham den for last Lions Commercial Motor 5 January 1989
  4. ^ Leyland Lion Bus Fleet Lists on the Web
  5. ^ Lions in decline Archived 26 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine Focus Transport
  6. ^ Royal wave to Lions and Tigers Commercial Motor 12 May 1988

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