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.
at-514 883 at Newton Road depot, 1974
at-972 876 with NBC style fleetnames applied on to maroon livery at Newton Abbot bus station 28th December 1973
at-4764 887 passing Newton Abbot railway station, probably c.1975.
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.
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.
an-1271 878 at Newton Abbot railway station c.1978
at-512 a freshly repainted 879 on Torquay Strand, undated
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.
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
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
at-2108 877 on Exeter High Street working city service S, undated
an-2235 880 working city service D in Exeter c.1979
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