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Bus and Coach Photos
Old Manchester double-decker in Japan
An AEC Regent V double-decker bus parked at an event in Kobe, Japan, in March 2013. She is still in the livery of her original owners, A. Mayne & Son Ltd. of Manchester, and the destination board still shows 2 locations in Manchester. It also still has U.K. registration plates (EYY 787B) but a contact at Mayne's says this would not be the original number; he also says the bodywork is by Park Royal. It is here being used by a local N.P.O. for children called "Swimmy Kobe" but I'm not sure if they are the owners, and I have no idea how it came to be in Japan. The lack of Japanese plates indicates that it not actually run on public roads here.
Picture added on 27 April 2013 at 08:07