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Leyland Torque 2015

Details of the issues of Leyland Torque which were published in 2015.


Leyland Torque 67 - Spring 2015

 

Cover Picture - CK 4213 (Ribble 749, on Route D).
Society Gathering at Leyland - Sunday 28th June 2015.
What Leyland Doing - Office Renovation Project at Leyland Trucks.
Leyland Lorries for Loads - Lorries from North by Peter J Davies.
Food for Thought - Leyland Comet Fire Engines; Gibson, Moffat PD2/1 MTA747; Danish State Railway PD2; Miller, Preston CK3900; New Zealand Leyland Cub; Lancashire United, Titan TD7s; Titan PD2 Prototype, CVA430; Western Welsh, Leyland Leopard, 600ABX.
Ribble in the Liverpool area.
Leyland factory at Mersin, Turkey by John Shearman.
Centerfold - Chris Miller Ltd, were clearly experts at timber haulage and ran an interesting fleet of Leylands

Odd bodies - Feature edited by Gordon Brooke.

 

Preston, Leyland TS2, CK 4120

Bere Regis & District, Leyland Tiger PS1, DBA 451

Highland Omnibuses, Leyland Titan TD3, CK 4878

Victoria Coaches, Leyland TD7, EO 7804

Premier Travel, Leyland SKP2, CS 4326

East Kent, Leyland Tiger TS1, FN 9096

Unknown Leyland Cheetah LZ2; Leyland Lion LT5

Hl 5813, Leyalnd Tiger PS1 or 2, unregistered

Davies, Stoke, Leyland Tiger PS1 or 2, OEH 700

Leyland Tiger, MUR 500.

Thames Valley Lions.
The Leyland Eight
by Mike Sutcliffe.
Letters to the Editor - Demonstrators & Test-rigs - from Harold Rushton; Leyland Subsidey A, 1919, in NZ - from John Kelland; Lioness LC1 - from Peter Stanier.
The rear cover - Three Leyland lorries at work on 25th April 1932. They were owned by Burt, Boulton and Heywood, based at Prince Regents Wharf, Silvertown, London E16
Tailpiece - Mossley Fire Brigade No.3

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Leyland Torque 68 - Summer 2015

 

Cover Picture - Leyland Octopus 22.0.1 (TBB 213)
What Leyland Doing - Leyland Trucks Support Preston College.
Leyland Lorries for Loads - A selection of photographs.
Food for Thought - Gibson, Moffat PD2/1, MTA 747; Danish State Railways PD2/3; Miller, Preston, CK 3900; Lancashire United Titan TD7s; Titan PD2 Protoptype, CVA 430; West Wales Leyland Leopard, 600 ABX; Leyland Landtrain; Burton Tailoring Leyland Comet, NUM 260; North Western Tital PD2/10, EDB 325; Field Artillery Tractors; Bout Bros, Leylands.
The Titans that went down under - by Michael Plunkett & Mike Sutcliffe..
Centerfold - Opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge - Titan TD1 delivered to the Metropolitan Omnibus Transport Co, Burwood (m/o 553)
Development of the early Titan radiators
Odd bodies - Feature edited by Gordon Brooke.

 

Bere Regis & District, Leyland Tiger PS1, DBA 451

Victoria Coaches, Leyland TD7, EO 7804, Leyland Lion LT5, HL 5813 Davies, Stoke, Leyland Tiger, OEH 700

Leyland Tiger PS2 (unregistered)

Leyland Tiger, MUR 500; Spanish Leyland, BI 16655

Singleton, Leyland, Leyland Lion LT5A, TJ 5048

Morgan, Hereford, Leyland Tiger TS8, BDW 16

Leyland Tiger TS8, DDG 900.

Thames Valley Lions.
The Leyland Eight - Mr Heane's Trip to Italy
Letters to the Editor - Lioness LC1 from Michael Plunkett; LSC3 Lions - Compliance with RTA 1931 from Bob Kell; Glasgow Leyland FE3 Pump Escape from John Thompson; Hippo in the Six-Days War from Mickey Berger; RAF Type Lorry in Iraq from John Bennett; Dimensions of the Leyland Lion from Geoff Lumb; Leylaond-Thomas No.2 from Ron Thomas; Melbourne Tiger TS11c from Brian Weedon.
Book Review - A History of the Leyland Bus.
The rear cover - Leyland Titan TD3c - Sheffield Joint Omnibus Committee (WJ 9090)
Tailpiece - A Super Beaver for the DYSA Oilfield

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Leyland Torque 69 - Autumn 2015

 

Cover Picture - Leyland Titan PD2/1 (JOJ 229)
Leyland Gathering 2015 - Report by Gary Dwyer.
What Leyland Doing - The FTCC Technology Demonstration Vehicle.
Leyland Lorries for Loads - A selection of photographs by Peter Kenrick.
Food for Thought - Experimental cab unit; Danish State Railways, PD2/3; Lancashire United, Titan TD7s; Leyland Landtrain; Burton Tailoring; Leyland Motors Day Continuation School; Potteries MT - Headlights; Lancs United TD1s & LT5s; Eastbourne Lion livery; A new (Australian) animal?; Macbeth Clutch; T Severn & Sons, Atlantean XWU 890G.
The "Drop Enders" of Bourke Street & Mike Sutcliffe.
Centerfold - Greennall Whitley - Recent delivery of two new brewery lorries (BJ 3704/05)
Surviving Leyland 0.900 engines - by Gary Dwyer
Odd bodies - Feature edited by Gordon Brooke.

 

Victoria Coaches, Leyland, EO 7904

Davies, Stoke, Leyland Tiger, OEH 700

Leyland Tiger, MUR 500

Spanish Leyland, BI 16655

Singleton, Leyland, Leyland Lion LT5A, TJ 5048

Morgan, Hereford, Leyland Tiger TS8, BDW 16

Leyland Tiger TS8, DDG 900

Mystery Showman's Vehicle, EOJ 877

Lakeland Laundries, Leyland Tiger PS, ??X 570

Neath and Cardiff, WN 7126; Leyland Shed

"Half an Eight" - The Leyland 30 CWT - by Mike Sutcliffe.
The Thames Valley Leyland "Pups" - Extracts from company records by Paul Lacey
Letters to the Editor - Lioness LC1 from Alan Pritchard; Leyland Eight, TB 7627 from John Thompson; Leyland Eight, TB 7627 from Cyril McIntyre; Leyland-Thomas No.2 from David Haywood.
The rear cover - Leyland Beaver TSC9 - Springfield Carriers Ltd (ATC 394 & ATC 395)
Tailpiece - A pair of attractive East Lancs bodies for export.

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Leyland Torque 70 - Summer 2015

 

Cover Picture - Corporate Headquarter, Lancaster House - Gas Turbine GT11.
Leyland Gathering 2016 - Sunday 3rd July 2016 - 120 Years of Leyland Motors
What Leyland Doing - Best Factory Awards, 2015 - Leyland Trucks crowned Supply Chain Champions
From DAF Trucks Ltd. The Poppies from the Tower of London Exhibiton go on tour.....
Delivering Leylands - Recollections of a trade plat driver by Ross Barrington.
Food for Thought - Burton Tailoring, Lioness Six LTB1; North Western, Titan PD2/10, edb 325; The Continuation School; Lancashire United Titan TD1s; Eastbourne Lion livery; T Severn & Sons, !"Albion" Atlantean XWU 890G; Dromedary; Left Hand Drive Cabs 1947-1960; First Flight; Cubs - Right Hand Gear Change; Air-braked Titan TD1.
Thames Valley's Titan TD1s
The Leyland Aerials of Merseyside by Simon Ryan.
Centerfold - J Fishwick & Sons, Leyland (GTF 283)
Preston Independents PDs

 

Victoria Coaches, Leyland, EO 7904

Davies, Stoke, Leyland Tiger, OEH 700

Mystery Showman's Vehicle, EOJ 877

Lakeland Laundries, Leyland Tiger PS1/1, EFX 570

Neath and Cardiff, WN 7126; Leyland Shed

Poole, Leyland TS7 possibly, DM 9190

Littlewoods, Leyland Lion LT5A, AKA 5

Ripponden and District, Leyland TS2, WW 6814

Gribbin, EV 7302.

The Leyland She's a Lady- by Mike Sutcliffe.
The Walman sliding-folding head by Michael Plunkett.
Letters to the Editor - A Hippo in a "Good Bog" in Australia from Phil Dixon; Two more RAF Types from Steven King; Melbourne Drop-enders and PS4s from Rod Atkins.
The rear cover - Fishwick No.20 (CTC 269)
Tailpiece - Could this be a Leyland "Dragon" breathing fire at the Leyland assembly plant?

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