Derby's trad deckers
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MARK 2 Ailsas, Dent Dominators and Leyland Fle lines all figure in Derby C Transport's 1979/1981 doub deck bus orders placed ti week.
The undertaking, whi already has on order 15 Li land Fleetlines for delivery t year, has placed an order fo further seven Fleetlines w Charles Roe bodies for 19"; 80, which will probably among the last of the ( generation of double-deck, to be supplied to Derby.
The new generation represented by an order three Dennis Dominators w Marshall bodies for delivery 1979/80 and seven Mad Ailsas and three Den! Dominators, all with Northl Counties bodies, for delivl in 1980/81.
The Ailsa order is the fi for the Scottish manufactu from an English municipal for a couple of years, and seen as something of a bre. through for the simple gineering concept fro engined double decker. 1 Derby undertaking I already operated a single lc height Alexander-bodied Ai for over two years and it is vehicle's performance that I assisted in prompting repeat order.
The Derby order is also first order for Mark 2 Ail fitted with bodies by North Counties of Wigan.