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LEYLAND TIGER 2609

2609 is an Alexander N type Gardner engined Leyland Tiger.

The following are her details:

Registration Number: LXI 6609
Chassis Make: Leyland
Chassis Model: Tiger
Chassis No.:
Body Make : Alexander Belfast
Body Model: N
Body Number:
Engine: Leyland Gardner
HP: 170
Seating: B42F
Date service entry:

Photographs:

LEYLAND TIGER 2609 ARRIVES

November 6, 2008.We are happy to announce the arrival of Leyland Tiger 2609, the last of our four Ulsterbus Gardner Tigers and the last of our N type fleet.

Being passed by Bus Eireann Fermoy service bus VC 135 at Sallybrook.

At Hazelbrook

Approaching rhe depot.

It is a tight turn in the entrance.

Arriving at the depot as dusk falls.

Rear view. She really was immaculate.

Drivers Area

Inside looking back.

Inside looking forward.

Barney after another successful delivery.

AN IMPRESSIVE LINEUP

With the arrival of 2609 we lined up our Tiger fleet to get a super photo. We can just about manage them in one photo! Copies of the photo are available free of charge by emailing us at busmuseum@hotmail.com.

Twelve Tigers! Left to right 2609, 1000, 1131, 1143, 340, 385, 2620, 400, 2629, 2624, 1122 and 460.

2609 in the sun, reunited with her sisters the morning after delivery in brilliant sunshine. She looks like new.

Updated November 6, 2008.