Trolleybus [No.108 (Park Royal)]

British United Traction/Leyland, Manufacturer

1958
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Maker and Role
British United Traction/Leyland, Manufacturer
Production Date
1958
Description
Ex Auckland Park Royal Trolleybus No.108, 38 seats.
In service: 1958-1980.
Chassis: British United Traction RETBĀ½ built by Leyland (UK) assembled from kitset by ATB (Auckland Transport Board) at Parkroyal.
Of 13 originally built, 3 survivors [THS No.105 <A>, OBS No.109 <?>]. Built for K.Rd-Queen Street-Railway shuttle service and carried unique distinctive yellow and red livery. Central to the theme of inner-city transport.
Electrical equipment: British Thomson Houston
Motor: 125 hp BTH210CXG6
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
AUCKLAND REGIONAL AUTHORITY / QUEEN ST. - KARANGAHAPE RD. / 108 Painted
Accession No
1983.48
Credit Line
British United Traction/Leyland. 1958. Trolleybus [No.108 (Park Royal)], 1983.48. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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