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BMMO Midland Red
Leyland Leopard PSU3/4R Type LS18
Midland Red Leyland Leopard PSU3/4R BMMO Type LS 18 - S 18
To supplement its own vehicle production, Midland Red purchased 100 Leopard PSU 3/4 single deckers in 1962/3 and they were the first vehicles purchased from an outside manufacturer for 40 years. The bodywork was to B.E.T. Federation style.
Scene showing two LS18 Kits complete

LS18 Kit before Assembly
The bodies were supplied by two manufacturers, Weymann and Willowbrook.

Weymann
5145-5169    5145-5169   HA B53F

Willowbrook
5170-5174    5170-5174   HA B53F

Willowbrook
5175-5194    5175-5194   HA DP48F

Willowbrook
5195-5244    5195-5244   HA B53F

From 1966 the bus versions were converted to one man operated and the DP's from 1970 being converted to B53F in 1971.

Withdrawal commenced in 1975 but took several years.

Several B.E.T. operators had similar vehicles and examples could be found in the fleets of P.M.T. Western Welsh, Hebble, County, East Yorkshire, Crosville, Maidstone & District and kit BET 1 is based on a standard vehicle and BET 2 on a Yorkshire Traction version.

 

The LS18 in varying stages of completion The kit comprises
  • Resin one piece body
  • Resin chassis/seating unit
  • Metal base plate
  • Steering wheel & column
  • Leyland Wheel set ( 6 wheels 2 axles )
  • Glazing and printed windscreen
  • Transfer set

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