12 December 2011


While searching for something else I cam across this nice shot of a Leyland National sitting at Bretonside Bus Station Western National 2800 (NHA 278M) ©Ian Kirby

Leyland National 1151/1R Bretonside Bus Station, Plymouth 4th February 1989

they really did suit this livery,

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  1. Ex Midland Red long pod. Beast!

  2. I wonder if we'll see a revival/remix of this livery next year given First's plans to return to local branding?


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