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Front-entrance half-cabs still make fine economical mass people-movers, even in Health & Safety conscious 2017. This justifies a fourth image of Douglas Corporation 15, 410LMN, an AEC Regent V with Willowbrook H37/27F body, a popular attraction for delegates of the Light Rail Engineering Group, part of UK Tram, which is an umbrella body for operators of UK tram & light rail systems.
The route took the delegates to and from their various hotels along the seafront for at least two days.
409LMN and 410LMN delivered to Douglas Corporation in December 1968 were the last AEC Regents ever built. They ended a successful reign of 39 years and seven different marques, if one includes the Mark IV prototype and two RT versions.
15 was sold to a Manx preservationist called Davis in 1984 who fitted cherished plate MAN1968 then sold it to Andrews of Sheffield, it became BWA 429G in September 1988 as seen in link https://flic.kr/p/otHCWW . Fortunately it survived long enough for enlightened parties at Isle of Man Transport to repatriate it in November 1992, and is still in fine condition 25 years later,
Photo taken by David W Walker, courtesy Alan N Walker, Thursday 11 May 2017, Douglas, Isle of Man
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