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Leyland National



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - ALDER VALLEY

This photograph was taken at North Weald 2002 and shows fleet number 251 (NPJ472R). This is the actual vehicle as represented by EFE model 17215

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - ALDERSHOT & DISTRICT

This photograph was taken at Showbus 1982 (5th September, at Woburn Abbey). It shows the Alder Valley 75th anniversary liveried National 231 (KPA382P) This is the actual vehicle represented by the EFE model in Gift Sets 99916 and 99916A

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - BARNSLEY AND DISTRICT

This photograph shows fleet number 105 NFN78M and was taken on 2nd July 1994 as it stood in the yard of the Barnsley depot. This is the actual vehicle represented at a different time in her life by EFE model 17312 in East Kent livery.

Photograph David Smith



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL- CITY OF PORTSMOUTH (Photograph 1)

This photograph was taken at Brooklands Runway during the Cobham Rally, 9th April 2000 and shows fleet number 100 (CPO100W). This is a sister vehicle to fleet number 98 (CPO98W) as represented by EFE model 14702.

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL- CITY OF PORTSMOUTH (Photograph 2)

This photograph shows the offside view of the above.

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK2 - COLCHESTER BOROUGH TRANSPORT

This photograph was taken in Southend in October 1996 and shows fleet number 26 (EON826V). This vehicle is similar to fleet number 21 (BVP821V) as represented by EFE model 17701

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK1 - EASTERN NATIONAL (Photograph 1)

This photograph was taken at Canvey Island on Sunday 14th October 2001 and shows fleet number 1850 (YEV308S) . This is the actual vehicle as represented by EFE model 17218

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK1 - EASTERN NATIONAL (Photograph 2)

This photograph shows the offside view of the above

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK1 - FIRST PROVINCIAL 302

This photograph shows fleet number 302 (HOR414L) in First Provincial livery. This is the actual vehicle represented by EFE models 15105 and 15105A. However the models represent the vehicle in Provincial livery.

Photograph David Longbottom



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL- FIRST PROVINCIAL 432 (Photograph 1)

This photograph shows fleet number 432 (NLP389V) in the livery celebrating "125 years of Provincial" and was taken at Stokes Bay, Alverstoke, during the Gosport Rally on 25th August 2003.

This is the actual vehicle represented by EFE model 17505 although by the time the model was released the vehicle had been renumbered by First to fleet number 62436

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - FIRST PROVINCIAL 432 (Photograph 2)

This photograph shows the offside view of the above.

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - GREATER MANCHESTER PTE (Photograph 1)

This photograph shows fleet number 105WE (HNB24N) and was taken on 21st October 2009, on the occasion of the Manchester Bus Museum event celebrating 40 years since the formation of the SELNEC PTE. This is the actual vehicle represented by EFE model 14408

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - GREATER MANCHESTER PTE (Photograph 2)

This photograph shows the offside view of the above.

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - GREEN LINE

This photograph was taken at Showbus on 28 September 2003 and shows fleet number SNC168 (HPF318N). EFE represented similar vehicle fleet number SNC147 as model number 14401

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - HANTS AND DORSET (GLJ 677N IN SERVICE)

This photograph was taken at Southampton's old city centre bus station on 13th March 1976. It shows fleet number 3641 (GLJ677N). EFE represented this vehicle later in it's life as Wilts and Dorset fleet number 3641 (EFE model number 17204).

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - HANTS AND DORSET (GLJ 677N RESTORED CONDITION)

This photograph was taken at Cobham 2004 and shows GLJ677N now restored and in preservation. This photograph contrasts with the above photograph showing her in service in 1976.

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - HANTS AND DORSET 3627

This photograph was taken on 4th December 1976 at Winchester Bus station and shows on the left, fleet number 3627 (NPD111L). This is the actual vehicle represented by EFE 15101, though seen before acquiring its "MAP" branding as shown on the model. On the right is Bristol VR3 fleet number 3354 (OEL235P)

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - LONDON & COUNTRY

This photograph shows B series National EPD537V. This was taken in Staines in December 1993. EFE's model is of sister EPD538V (14602)

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK1 - LONDON TRANSPORT

This photograph taken at Showbus 1999 shows restored ex-LT Leyland National LS98 (OJD898R). EFE represented LS47 (KJD547P) in this livery as model 16601.

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK1 - LONDON TRANSPORT (PHOTOGRAPH 1)

This photograph taken at North Weald on 21 July 2002 shows fleet number LS24 (KJD524P) this is the actual vehicle as represented by EFE model 16606.

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK1 - LONDON TRANSPORT (PHOTOGRAPH 2)

This photograph taken at North Weald on 27 June 2004 shows the nearside view of the above vehicle.

Photograph Mark Colegate



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK2 - LONDON TRANSPORT (RED ARROW)

This photograph taken at North Weald on 21 July 2002 shows LS444 (GUW444W). EFE represented similar vehicle LS487 (GUW487W) as part of London Transport Museum Set 1

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK2 - LOTHIAN

This photograph was taken in torrential rain at the Scottish Vintage Bus Museum open day Lathalmond, Fife in August 2001. It shows fleet number 102 (KSX102X) which is a similar vehicle to fleet number 148 (B148KSF) as represented by EFE model 15301

Photograph David Hutton



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL -  LUDLOW'S OF HALESOWEN (EX SOUTHEND TRANSPORT)

This photograph taken at the Merry Hill shopping centre at Brierly Hill on 21 September 1996 shows TPD 194M, alongside is WM Travel Metrobus 2780 (B780AOP). Leyland National  TPD194M is ex Southend Transport and in Southend Transport livery this is the actual vehicle represented by EFE model 17303

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK1 - MAIDSTONE AND DISTRICT

This photograph was taken at Brooklands during the Cobham Bus Museum Open Day on 6 April 2003. It shows fleet number 3556 (SKR556R). This is the actual vehicle represented by EFE model 17205.

Photograph British Model Buses



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - NORTHUMBRIA MOTOR SERVICES

This photograph was taken in Newcastle in September 1987 and shows fleet number 758 (ABR361S). This vehicle is similar to fleet number 756 (SGR129R) as represented by EFE model 17214.

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL MK1 - PLYMOUTH CITY TRANSPORT

This photograph was taken in Exeter Street, Plymouth (above Breton Side Bus Station), on Monday 13th September 1976 and shows fleet number 72 (WDR672M). This vehicle is a sister vehicle to fleet number 68 (WDR668M) as represented by EFE model 15109.

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - PROVINCIAL

This photograph was taken in Southampton in August 1994. It shows fleet number 19 (PCG919M). This vehicle is in the same livery and similar to fleet number 14 (HOR414L) as represented by EFE models 15105 and 15105A

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - SOUTHDOWN

This photograph shows CBV768S (ex-Ribble) sister vehicle to the one depicted by EFE model (17212). Taken in Portsmouth City Centre in August 1990

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - SOUTHERN NATIONAL

This photograph was taken in Weymouth in August 1998 and shows XFG27Y newly arrived from its previous owner, Brighton & Hove. It still carries an all over advertising livery and distinctive Brighton and Hove "stripey" front end. It was later repainted into Southern National livery and allocated fleet number 9055. This vehicle in Southern National livery is the actual vehicle represented by EFE model 17501

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - TRENT BUSES

This photograph was taken at Classic Auto-Motion, Crowthorne, on 21 June 1998 and shows fleet number 421 (GNU568N). This vehicle is similar to fleet number 445 as represented by EFE model 17201

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - WEST MIDLANDS

This photograph shows fleet number 1816 (OOX816R), this is the actual vehicle represented by EFE model 17213

Photograph British Model Buses



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - WEST MIDLANDS PTE

This photograph shows WMPTE Leyland National 4791 in "NEC" livery taken on 22 July 1976. The bus is standing in Broad Street alongside what is now Centenary Square. Behind is the area now occupied by Symphony Hall and the International Convention Centre.

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - WIDNES CORPORATION (PHOTOGRAPH 1)

This photograph taken at Brooklands Runway on Sunday 11th April 1999 shows fleet number 1 (RTC645L). This is the actual vehicle as represented by EFE as model 17305

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - WIDNES CORPORATION (PHOTOGRAPH 2)

This photograph shows the offside view of the above

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - WIDNES CORPORATION (PHOTOGRAPH 3)

This photograph shows the crest from the side of the above vehicle

Photograph John Bennett



Click here for a higher resolution image LEYLAND NATIONAL - WILTS & DORSET

This photograph was taken in Christchurch in August 1990 and shows NEL129P. This vehicle is in the same livery and similar to fleet number 3641 (GLJ677N) as represented by EFE model 17204

Photograph Bob Belcher



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