Trolleybus [Leyland No.85]
British United Traction/Leyland, Manufacturer; Saunders Roe Limited, Manufacturer;
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Saunders Roe Limited, Manufacturer
Chassis: British United Traction RETB½ built by Leyland.
Equipment: British Thompson-Houston (UK)
Bodywork: Saunders Roe (UK) assembled from kitset by ATB (Auckland Transport Board). 45 seats.
In service: 1956-1977.
Of 40 built, one survivor (numbers 60 - 99). First of the lightweight trolley buses. Brief venture of SARO into bus construction.
Electrical equipment: British Thomson Houston
Motor: 125 hp BTH210CXG6
Operators: Auckland Transport Board, Auckland Regional Authority- used as Suburban Auckland Trolleybus.
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