East Lancs Half Cab Double Deck Bus
East Lancashire coachbuilders was formed in 1934 and started life building bodies for van, lorries and small coaches.
The first double deck bodies were built in 1938 and the company soon established itself as a major supplier of such vehicles to an assortment of mainly municipal operators however it's customer base soon expanded to embrace all types of operators in both the UK and overseas.
Between 1959 and 1969 East Lancs built over a 100 forward entrance double deck buses on various chassis for an array of operators, these vehicles were usually fitted with a folding entrance door but some customers preferred a manually operated sliding door.
The OOC model can be produced with four different front cowls, Leyland PD2, Leyland PD3, Daimler CVG6 and AEC Regent V, additionally either a sliding of folding entrance door can be reproduced and there is also a choice of either a side or rear positioned emergency exit. The first releases appeared in the first half of 2002.
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|Cat No.||Chassis||Operator||Fleet No.||Registration||Route No.||Destination||Released|
|OM41101||AEC Regent V||St Helens Corporation Transport||K199||KDJ 999||309||Southport||Mar 2003|
|OM41102||Daimler CVG6||Huddersfield Corporation Transport||472||HVH 472D||14||Holmfirth||Jul 2003|
|OM41103||Leyland PD3A||Accrington Corporation Transport||168||CTB 168E||1||Oswaldtwistle (Black Dog)||Jun 2003|
|OM41104||Leyland PD2||Stockport Corporation||93||MJA 893G||33||Greave Manchester||Jul 2003|
|OM41105||Daimler CVG6||Bolton Transport||148||PBN 666||35||Bolton||Oct 2003|
|OM41106||Leyland PD3||Greater Manchester Transport||6411||TTD 386H||472||Bury||Aug 2003|
|OM41107||Leyland PD3||Ramsbottom UDC||11||TTD 386H||-||Rawtenstall||Jan 2004|
|OM41108||AEC Regent V||KMB||2A16||BD 5123||70||Sheung Shui||Dec 2003|
|OM41109||Daimler CVG6||Bradford City Transport||226||EAK 226D||25||Saltaire||Feb 2005|
|OM41110||Leyland PD3||Merthyr Tydfil Corporation||144||CHB 409D||-||Merthyr Tydfil||Feb 2005|
|OM41111/1||Leyland PD3||Black Prince||702||FTP702F||51||Morley||Sep 2006|
|OM41111/2||49||Leeds Corn Exchange|
|OM41112/1||Leyland PD3||Burnley, Colne & Nelson||232||HHG 32||50||Harle Syke||Feb 2008|
|OM41113A||Leyland PD3A||West Yorkshire PTE (Bradford Metro)||2242||FKY 242E||16||West Bowling/Sunbridge Rd||Nov 2011|
|OM41114A||Leyland PD3A||Blackburn Borough Trannsport||130||MTJ 968C||--||Blackburn||Feb 2012|
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