Mancunian double-decker bus

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Mancunian double-decker bus
Manchester Corporation bus 1001 (HVM 901F), Museum of Transport in Manchester, 4 October 2008.jpg
Preserved Mancunian 1001 at the Museum of Transport, Greater Manchester
Overview
Manufacturer Park Royal
East Lancs
Metro Cammell
Charles H Roe
Body and chassis
Doors 1-2
Floor type step entrance
Chassis Daimler Fleetline
Leyland Atlantean

The Mancunian double-decker bus was a type of bodywork for double-decker bus designed by Manchester Corporation Transport Department and built on Leyland Atlantean and Daimler Fleetline chassis. A total of 472 Mancunians were ordered by the Department between 1965 and 1968 and delivered from 1968 until 1972 by Park Royal, East Lancs, Metro Cammell and Charles H Roe. The first 96 buses ordered (48 each from Leyland and Daimler) used a 30-foot (9.1 m) chassis, but the majority were 33 feet (10 m) long. A further 20 were built for Salford City Transport.[1]

Nine have been preserved.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Manchester City Transport's New Mancurian Selnec Preservation Society

External links[edit]

Media related to Mancunian Atlanteans and Fleetlines at Wikimedia Commons