Madrid to Buy More Leylands
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rIRDERS for 38 Leyland underfloor
engined vehicles from Spain include demands for large-capacity singledeckers for service in Madrid. Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid want 15 Royal Tigers to add to their fleet of Leylands.
Buses in the city average 125 miles a day, the services being operated from 6 a.m.-2 a.m. The engines of most vehicles are running for 20 out of every 24 hours. The normal distance between stops is about 270 yd.
The Royal Tigers will have Weymann 45-seat bodies with air-operated doors, the layout being suitable for one-man operation. The bodies will be 33 ft. long.
Other deliveries to Spain will include 20 Royal Tigers with Pneumo-Cyclic gearboxes, and three Worldmasters.