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Operator: Ashton C. T.
Fleet No: 89
Registration No: YTE 828
Chassis: BUT 9612T
Chassis No: 9612T.254
Electrical equipment: Metropolitan-Vickers non-regenerative
Motor: MV209AWG1 95HP
Body: Bond H33/28R
New: Oct-1956
Withdrawn: Oct-1966
Location: Manchester, Aytoun Street
Date: c.1963

Additional information:
Introduction of a one-way system in Piccadilly from 16-Jun-1957 saw the 218 re-routed to use Aytoun Street outbound instead of inbound as previously. Ashton 89 leaves for Stalybridge with the backdrop here having changed completely, the old labour exchange building to the left being finally demolished in 2014 to make way for a new hotel.

Photograph courtesy of Martin Arthur

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Buses
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Ashton Corporation, BUT, Bond, Crossley, Manchester, Metropolitan-Vickers, Metrovick, YTE828, trolleybus

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