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Passing the Leeds Central Bus Station is Leeds rail derrick 2 which had been converted from Chamberlain 420. New in passenger service on 27th July 1927 with a Leeds built 46/26 body on E.M.B. Pivotal trucks, it had these replaced by a Peckham P35 truck in March 1948 and last ran in passenger service on 28th May 1953.
It was converted to rail derrick 2 and entered service on 18th September 1953, and remained in use until the system closed.

Photo taken by John Kaye, Friday 25 May 1956, outside Leeds Central Bus Station

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