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The Leyland National

Author : Peter Horrex
ISBN : 9781445674636
Genre : Transportation
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Utilising their fantastic collections of previously unpublished images, Peter Horrex and Robert Appleton pay tribute to this popular and iconic chariot of the people.
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The Leyland National

Author : Paul Chancellor
ISBN : 190301672X
Genre : Leyland buses
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The London Ls

Author : Matthew Wharmby
ISBN : 1473862272
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Dissatisfied with the reliability of its AEC Merlin and Swift single-deck buses, London Transport in 1973 purchased six Leyland Nationals for evaluation. Liking what it saw of this ultimate standard product, where even the paint swatch was of Leyland's choice, LT took up an option to buy fifty more from a canceled export order and then bought further batches of 110, 30 and 140 to bring the LS class to 437 members by the middle of 1980. A year later the last MBAs and SMSs were replaced on Red Arrow services by sixty-nine new Leyland National 2s. Straightforward but reliable, the LS satisfied London Transport's single-deck needs for a decade and a half, often standing in for double-deckers when needed, and then going on to help hold the fort during the tough years of early tendering, during which some innovative LS operations introduced several new liveries and identities. The type served the ten years expected out of it with few worries, only starting to disappear when minibuses came on strength at the end of the 1980s. Although the LS was formally retired by 1992, refurbishment programs gave survivors an extended lease of life, bringing us the National Greenway, the ultimate development of the Leyland National. Most of the Red Arrow National 2s thus became GLSs, and lasted until 2002. Matthew Wharmby is an author, photographer and editor specializing in London bus history. His published books include London Transport's Last Buses: Leyland Olympians L 1-263, Routemaster Requiem and Routemaster Retrospective (with Geoff Rixon), London Transport 1970-1984 (with R. C. Riley), The London Titan and The London Metrobus. He has also written many articles for Buses, Bus & Coach Preservation, Classic Bus and London Bus Magazine.

Advances In Manufacturing Technology Xvi Ncmr 2002

Author : Kai Cheng
ISBN : 1860583784
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Advances in Manufacturing Technology XVI provides a comprehensive collection of papers exploring the very latest developments in the field of manufacturing engineering and managment and incorporates the most up-to-date techniques. TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE: Business strategies process reengineering CAD/CAM and concurrent engineering E-manufacturing and virtual reality Engineering modelling and simulations Total quality management and metrology Intelligent systems. robotics and automation Lean and agiel manufacturing Machining process and tooling Operations management Process control and condition monitoring Covering all aspects of manufacturing engineering, systems, and management this volume will be of great interest to those wanting to keep abreast pf current research and those involved in the planning stages in this area of engineering.
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History Of The Leyland Bus

Author : Ron Phillips
ISBN : 9781847978783
Genre : Transportation
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A superbly illustrated history of the Leyland bus, one of the most important British buses of the twentieth century, with full production histories and technical specifications for all the major models. Also covers the evolution of the Leyland Bus company, and tells the full story behind the iconic Leyland badge. Including some previously unseen illustrations, the book gives a full company history - from beginnings as the Lancashire Steam Motor Company in 1886, to the acquisition by Volvo Buses in 1988. Technical details of all the main models are given including the Lion, Titan and Olympic ranges. Gearless buses and rear-engined double-deckers are covered as well as charabancs, trolleybuses, First World War military vehicles and overseas models. This will be an essential guide to these much-treasured vehicles and is beautifully illustrated with some never-before-seen pictures from the Leyland company's archives including 153 black & white photographs and 106 colour and b&w prints.
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National Bus Company The Early Years

Author : Kevin Lane
ISBN : 9781445694481
Genre : Transportation
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An evocative collection of black and white images covering the National Bus Company across England and Wales in its early years from 1969 to 1975.
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The National Bus Company

Author : Stephen Dowle
ISBN : 9781445664859
Genre : Transportation
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Stephen Dowle presents a nostalgic look at the National Bus Company in the 1970s.
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Leyland National Bus

Author : Australia. Department of the Capital Territory. Transport Section
ISBN : 0642927863
Genre : Leyland bus
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A History Of Western National

Author : Roy Claude Anderson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035851927
Genre : Transportation
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