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Chassis AEC Regal Mk VI
Body Athol Hedges
Body Type Rigid
Fleet No's 7 (was 307)
Total Built 1
Delivered 1963
Withdrawn 1 1977
Engine AEC 11.3lt, underfloor mounted
Gearbox 4 speed Torque-convertor
Air-Conditioning 2 No
Destination Signs 2 Rollers
Passengers 3 Seating: 43 | Wheelchair: 0 | Capacity: 71
Dimensions Length: 33 ft | Width: 8 ft | Height: ?
This was a demonstrator bus.
The successor to the AEC Regal IV was this heavy but very successful early Regal VI. All Regal VI's were exported in two versions, right-hand drive and left-hand drive. Most right-hand drive examples came to Australia or South Africa. Brisbane's example was an experimental chassis fitted with a Torque-convertor transmission, making it virtually gearless or automatic. The torque-convertor transmission changed the gearing as the road speed increased or decreased.
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AEC Regal Mk VI [Athol Hedges] Fleet Lists

1 Dates listed are from when the first of that type of make of bus was first withdrawn, up to the last of that make
2 Varying suppliers may have provided this equipment, so vayring makes/models may be different from bus to bus of this make
3 The total seating capacity maybe less when wheel-chair passengers occupy the seating area of the bus.