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North Western, Stockport 580, FDB580, was one of twenty Weymann B44F bodied Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cubs new in 1955, which was seen in Piccadilly Bus Station with the old shelters visible.
The batch was delivered with single rear wheels fitted, and converted to twin rear wheels between October 1955 and January 1956. They were converted for one-man operation. In October 1958 (577-588) or March 1959 (589-596), receiving an ‘A’ suffix to the fleet number. 580 passed to Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway as number 51, along with four others, in September 1968.
Photo taken by John Kaye, Sunday 19 January 1958, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
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