LEYLAND CHARABANC HANDOVER
London Transport Museum took delivery of the first of three immaculately restored Leyland buses from the MIke Sutcliffe collection, at a hand-over ceremony at Showbus at Woburn Abbey on Sunday 20th September.
The buses are to join the London Transport Museum collection over the next two years. The first - a 1914 Torpedo charabanc - is due to go on display at the Museum at Covent Garden later this year. Operated by the LNWR, the vehicle was used for troop transport in London during the First World War.
The Museum is mounting an appeal for the acquisition and future conservation of the three vehicles. The appeal was kick-started by a £20,000 donation by the London Transport Museum Friends.
To donate to the Leyland Buses Appeal, click on the link below: