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MPU53, Cumberland 217, had been new as Eastern National 3992 and was transferred to United Counties as number 594 in May 1952. It passed to Cumberland as number 217 in April 1959, being the last of twelve such buses acquired that year.
It was a Leyland PD1 with an Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body new in December 1947. It was renumbered to 310 in December 1961 and withdrawn in 1964 passing to Swift (dealer), Stairfoot for scrap in November.
Photo taken by the late John Boylett, courtesy of John Kaye, Thursday 30 July 1959, Workington
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