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28 Royal Tigers for Copenhagen

28th August 1953, Page 37
28th August 1953
Page 37
Page 37, 28th August 1953 — 28 Royal Tigers for Copenhagen
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OUT of 25m. kroner allocated by Denmark to the purchase of commercial vehicles, a substantial proportion will be spent, on a fleet of 28 Leyland Royal Tigers for Copenhagen. Steel bodywork will be constructed by Dansk A utomobil Byggeri. The vehicles will be used in the city's shopping centre and on certain suburban routes.

Ten of the buses will have rear platforms for standing passengers, of whom 47 may be carried in addition to 28 seated. These vehicles will be suitable for either one-man or two-man operation and have three doors, two of which will be wide enough to allow two persons to enter at the same time.

The conductor, when carried, will be seated between the rear and central doors and passengers will enter at the rear and leave at the front. With oneman working, passengers will enter at the front and leave by the centre door. A notice at the front of the bus will show which system is in use.

The other 18 buses will be built for one-man operation only, and have two

doors and no rear platform. -iiese vehicles will carry 70 people, including 33 seated.


Locations: Copenhagen

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