NBC Devon General - Metro Cammell bodied Atlanteans, the first batch

The company's first Atlanteans were supplied during July and August 1959 with bodywork by Metro Cammell. The registrations ran from 872 - 888ATA. Examples of this initial batch are shown below, in no particular order.

Updated 01/08/19

at-972 876 with NBC style fleetnames applied on to maroon livery at Newton Abbot bus station 28th December 1973

Devon General 876ATA Newton Abbot
Devon General 877ATA Exeter

at-2108 877 on Exeter High Street working city service S, undated

at-4764 887 passing Newton Abbot railway station, probably c.1975.

Devon General 887ATA Newton Abbot
Devon General 880ATA Exeter

at-042 880 at Exeter bus station in poppy red but without fleet names, 22nd June 1980.

at-088 879 at Exeter Belgrave Road depot with Roe bodied 914, 30th March 1975.

Devon General 879ATA Exeter
Devon General 882ATA Torquay

at-3643 882 in leaf green with reflective plates at Newton Road depot, August 1981.

an-1094 882 in the previously applied poppy red livery at Paignton bus station c.1973.

Devon General 882ATA Paignton
Devon General 878ATA Newton Abbot

an-1271 878 at Newton Abbot railway station c.1978

at-512 a freshly repainted 879 on Torquay Strand, undated

Devon General 879ATA Torquay
Devon General 873ATA Teignmouth

at-3133 873 on Wellington Street, Teignmouth working a town service, originally imaged by Alan Edwards October 1979.

at-3128 887 at Teignmouth Triangle and probably not heading for Candy's Works, originally imaged by Alan Edwards August 1979.

Devon General 887ATA Teignmouth
Devon General 881ATA Paignton

at-309 881 with prominent advertising for the Palace Hotel, Torquay at Paignton bus station 25th August 1975.

at-2108 877 on Exeter city service S on the High Street, probably c. 1977

Devon General 877ATA Exeter
Devon General 881ATA Exeter

at-3734 881 working a city service on Exeter High Street, probably c. 1979

at-6277 888  numerically the last of the batch, on Station Road, Dawlish 1st July 1980

Devon General 888ATA Dawlish
Devon General 883ATA Torquay

at-514 883 at Newton Road depot, 1974

an-2235 880 working city service D in Exeter c.1979

Devon General Leyland Atlantean 880ATA Exeter
Devon General Leyland Atlantean 876ATA Exeter

at-3826 876 on Exeter High St, undated

at-6684 883 in advertising livery for The Wheel, Chudleigh at Torquay Marine Tavern shelter in 1979.

at-3129 873 on Wellington St. Teignmouth August 1979, originally imaged by Alan Edwards

at-5372 877 on Exeter High St, 5th July 1977

at-4322 883 in Unibus green at Brixham bus station August 1981.

at-4321 874 leaving Newton Abbot bus station, March 1975