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Displaying specifications for Leyland Royal Tiger Cub [Athol Hedges]

Chassis Leyland Royal Tiger Cub
Body Athol Hedges
Body Type Rigid
Fleet No's 5
Total Built 1
Delivered 1963
Withdrawn 1 1977
Engine Leyland 0.600 underfloor
Gearbox 4 speed air operated pneumocyclic semi-automatic
Air-Conditioning 2 No
Destination Signs 2 Rollers
Passengers 3 Seating: 43 | Wheelchair: 0 | Capacity: 71
Dimensions Length: 33 ft | Width: ? | Height: 8 ft
This was a demonstrator bus.
The last demonstrator for 1963 saw the arrival ofan example of a newly released chassis, the medium-weight Royal Tiger Cub. While the Worldmasters had electric semi-automatic transmission (epicyclic) mounted on the steering column, the new #5 had a real air-operated pneumocyclic mounted on a pedestal on the floor. Supposedly not as powerful as a Worldmaster, #5 was equally as reliable.
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1 Dates listed are from when the first of that type of make of bus was first withdrawn, up to the last of that make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.