SK5804 : A Bus in Leicester City Centre (1)

taken 49 years ago, near to Leicester, Great Britain

A Bus in Leicester City Centre (1)
A Bus in Leicester City Centre (1)
This photo, taken in May 1969, shows 114 (PBC 114G) a Leyland Atlantean bus with Park Royal 74-seater bodywork, in High Street on route 28 to Clarendon Park. It had recently entered service with Leicester City Transport and is fitted with an illuminated advertisement panel between the upper and lower decks. Several bus operators during the 1960s had vehicles fitted with these external panels, but they had limited support from advertisers wishing their panels to be seen at night as well as during the day. High Street is now a pedestrian zone, and vehicles are only admitted for loading and unloading during certain hours of the day.
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Date Taken
3 May 1969   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5863 0457 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.1433N 1:8.1054W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5866 0456
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Bus  Illuminated Advertisement Panel  Leyland Atlantean  Park Royal  Leicester City Transport 

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