ln your issue of November 25, page 39, there was
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illustrated what was described as an Albion Lowlander doubledecker recently supplied to East Midland Motor Services Ltd. In fact this bus clearly displayed a Leyland name plate on the bonnet. What is the explanation?
AThe bus illustrated was one of special
low-height design built in !Milted numbers at the Leyland Group's Albion factory in Scotland, using a large number of Leyland parts.
The buses sold in England invariably entered the fleets of Leyland users and the Leyland motif was therefore employed on the bonnet. Nevertheless this model is officially known as the Albion Lowlander and examples operating in Scotland (where a much higher proportion of the total production is employed) carry Albion nameplates.