to promote the study and preservation of Leyland vehicles

Picture Gallery 2015

Any members who have Leyland related digital photographs which they think might be of interest to other society members are welcome to send them in, together with suitable descriptive text, to the Society Webmaster.

Southdown 100 at Southsea Common










(C) Gary Dwyer

Amberley 2015



CD5125 - Now fitted with a rebuilt engine, this Leyland N Type provided sterling service throughout the day carrying passengers around the Amberley site.  It is part of the Southdown collection owned by the museum and is now in regular use after a major rebuild.


Group - This group of Southdown vehicles make a magnificent sight in the afternoon sun.  A Queen Mary stands next to a Leyland National, Bristol VRT3 and Leyland Leopard coach to recreate a scene from many Southdown depots of the past.



HCD449 - One of 25 Leyland Tiger PS1 chassis with Eastern Coach Works 31 seat bodies delivered to Southdown in 1947 for express services to London.  It was converted to a left luggage office at Bognor Regis it has been rebuilt to original specification, including South Coast Express running boards, by the current owner. 


JG9938 - Photographed on passenger service and driven by Society member Bruce Macphee, this Leyland Tiger TS8 was new to East Kent in 1937 with a Park Royal 32 seat coach body.  It was used by East Kent as a mobile office before entering preservation and being converted back to a coach.



MYA590 - A very rare petrol engine coach was this immaculate Leyland Comet coach with a Harrington Dorsal Fin 31 seat coach body.  New to Scarlet Pimpernel Coaches of Minehead it has been in preservation since 1971 and was fitted with a petrol engine to return it to its original specification.


PCD80R - One of Leyland’s later products, this Leyland National is seen laying over between passenger carrying duties.  It is fitted with the Leyland 510 fixed head engine and has been restored to the original National Bus livery.



XUF141 - This smart Leyland Tiger Cub dates from 1960 with a Weymann Fanfare C41F body.  It was delivered with a 37 seat body for Southdown’s tour programme.  In preservation since 1992, it is one of only two Fanfare bodies believed to still exist



(C) Gary Dwyer


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