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Leyland Torque 2004

Details of the issues of Leyland Torque which were published in 2004.


Leyland Torque 23 - Spring 2004

 

Early History of Leyland - Mike Sutcliffe continues the story, part V...
Development of the 'L' type - the second part of Alan Townsin's story of the Lion PLSC and related models 1924-6.
Food For Thought - Samlesbury bodies, body construction to Leyland design, Ribble Rebodies, Britain's first Gardner engined Lorry, Olympian designation, short-lived tiger and a 'substitute' TD1.
Odd Bodies - new queries include a Cheetah of 'The Ivy', Lincs, Primrose No. 12 and R.H. Harrison's Leyland Cub.
Irish "Leyland" Bodies - buses bodied by the Great Southern Railways at Inchicore.
Leyland Project Numbers - following on from the listing of known passenger/coachwork numbers, a similar listing for the Txx goods project numbers.
A Demonstrator Fire Engine - a now preserved CUb FK4 demonstrator.
Letters to the Editor - more on the Birmingham Titan demonstrator, a left-hand drive Leyland/Carmichael fire engine, more PSV chassis used for goods vehicles, memories from a former Michelin employee relating to the Journal 5 article "How Fast Did They Go?", Crosville PS1/1s and an Alliance Box Company TD5.
Tailpiece - a Pakistani PD3/4.

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Leyland Torque 24 - Summer 2004

 

Early History of Leyland - Mike Sutcliffe continues the story, part VI..The 4-ton Lorry.
More about the 'L' types - the concluding part of Alan Townsin's story of the Lion PLSC and related models 1924-6.
Food For Thought - Body construction to Leyland design, Olympian designation, Ribble Rebodies, Substitute TD1, Cornish Comet?, PD1 to nowhere?, Gloucestershire Tearoom.
The Leyland Steer - an article by Neil D. Steele
Odd Bodies! - items include Lough Swilly: IH 5706, Bullock & France: FFY 390, "The Ivy" Lincs: XS 5082, Primrose No.12, Leyland Cub: TJ 9343, and Scottish Bodies - an appeal.
Leyland Overseas - The last export range - by Ron Phillips.
Letters to the Editor - Leyland Firemaster, Karachi Double Deckers, T45 range, more on Project numbers, Lioness in Oz, G.I.C. Titans, G.I.C. DRB 40C, Michelin buses, Tiger & Titan lorries, Barton TD1s, and TS8 Special.
Origin of the Leyland Scroll - An article by Ron Phillips.
Tailpiece - Twin rear emergency exits

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Leyland Torque 25 - Autumn 2004

 

The Leyland '120' Event - Pictures by Ron Phillips of some of the vehicles on show on 11th July.
Early History of Leyland - Mike Sutcliffe continues the story, part VII.. Oil Fired Steam Wagons.
Leyland bodies on other chassis - Mike Fenton lists Leyland bus bodies on non-Leylands.
Food For Thought - Body construction to Leyland design; Olympian designation; Substitute TD1 in Jersey; Cornish Comet?; PD1 to nowhere?; Gloucestershire Tearoom; The new motoring game.
Odd Bodies! - items include Two Royal Tigers; Leyland Lions with double-deck bodies; Marrison, Cudworth, Yorks CK 4189; Wilkinson, Sedgefield, Co Durham; London area vehicles
The last 7ft 6in wide PD2s - Alan Pritchard on the Warrington PD2/40 Specials
The Leyland Titan - An insight by Mike Sutcliffe
Letters to the Editor - An identity query from Robin Barnes; Reminiscences from John Bradbury; Some photos from J. Nolan; A Comet fire from M.Ostick; Comment on letters from Wilf Dodds; Registrations and fleet numbers from Ron Thomas; Chasis dimensions query from Allan Condie; 2 early photos from Geoff Lamb; Comments on Torque No.24 from Fred Boulton; Some research from Ron Phillips.
Society Sales - "Monty" the Leyland bear, 6th Rally Memento.
Tailpiece - Cub van.

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Leyland Torque 26 - Summer 2004

 

Book reviews - 'Leyland Octopus', 'Super Prestige - Cambridge 1', and 'Fifty Years of South Midland 1921 - 1970' reviewed by Mike Sutcliffe.
Early History of Leyland - Mike Sutcliffe continues the story, part VIII.. The last Oil Fired Steam Wagons.
Preserved Steamers - Leyland steam wagons preserved down under.
Open-top Lowbridge Titans - An article by Mike Sutcliffe and Ron Phillips.
A Return to Twin-Steer - A small number of Leyland twin-steers were built again for a short time in the mid-eighties, writes Neil Mitchell.
Cover Picture Story - The compiling editor explains the choice of pictures for the front and rear covers.
Food For Thought - Body construction to Leyland design; Gloucestershire Tearoom; Left-hand drive Tigers; Palestinian Titan; Trolleybuses in build; 8.6 litre engine power output; Titan PD1 chassis designations; Millburn Motors Ltd.
Odd Bodies! - items include Two Royal Tigers; Leyland Lions with double-deck bodies; Cosy Coaches "Leyland Tiger" UU 9161; Tigers UW 7690, EUW 57, UA 8730, FTJ 818.
Non-Standard Nationals - Tim Moss describes some unusual Leyland-Nationals.
Letters to the Editor - Contributions from Chris Taylor, John Bennett, J.H. Nolan, Neil Pollard, Andy Ballisat, Geoff Fishwick, Cyril McIntyre, Garry Ward, Alan Townsin, John Thompson, Eric Ogden, and Eric Muckley.
Society Sales - "Monty" the Leyland bear, 6th Rally Memento.
Tailpiece - Birkenhead Corporation

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