GCS69V – Leyland Leopard PSU3E/4R

Reg NoGCS69V
ChassisLeyland Leopard PSU3E/4R
Chassis No7904175
BodyAlexander Y Type
Body No137AY/2078/40
Date NewJune 1980
Fleet NoL69

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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