First T-type for Tyne and Wear
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ALEXANDER'S first T-type body — which will make its appearance at Earles Court in September — is to go to the Tyne and Wear PTE. The body, mounted on a Leyland Leopard chassis, will be shown in PTE colours. It is one of 15 Leopards entering the Armstrong and Galleys coach fleet, now part of the PTE.
A spokesman for the PTE
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