GCS 69V - Leyland Leopard PSU3E/4R

 

Vehicle Details:

Registration Number:    GCS  69V
Chassis Type:    Leyland Leopard PSU3E/4R
Chassis Number:    7904175
Body Type And Seating:    Alexander AY B53F
Body Number:     137AY/2078/40
Date New:    June 1980
Original Operator (Fleet Number):    Western SMT (L69)
     


Vehicle Information:

 

GCS  69V was one of a batch of 40 Leopards delivered to Western SMT in 1980.  It entered service at Kilmarnock depot in June 1980, transferring to Thornliebank in 1990 and then back to Kilmarnock later that year.  It moved to Ayr in 1991 and then Stranraer in 2004 prior to withdrawal in 2005.

Originally numbered L69, it was renumbered L769 in December 1987, then L669 in 1993 and 25769 in the Stagecoach scheme in January 2003.

It entered preservation in 2006 and was purchased by he present owner in 2017.

 

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