NBC Devon General

Leyland Nationals

Devon General's first Leyland Nationals appeared in service during 1975

Updated 20/12/18

Devon General Leyland National MOD817P Paignton

an-1446 MOD817P in Paignton bus station working service 120, normally operated by double decked vehicles

at-1240 FDV830V  was one of a batch of the only three Leyland National 2s in service with Devon General. At Exeter bus station October 1981

Devon General Leyland National II FDV830V Exeter
Devon General Leyland National MOD816P Torquay

at-3750 MOD816P in Cary Parade Torquay c.1981

at-4795 Unusual for Devon General in that they had a twin-door arrangement GFJ661N was part of the first batch of Nationals in service. It was seen in Brixham Road, Kingswear in May 1975, four months after delivery.

Devon General Leyland National GFJ663N Torquay

an-055 GFJ663N at Torquay Strand, 17th July 1982

at-108 VOD605S passing the former Coverdale in Paignton, 15th August 1981 (Image by Geoff Gould)

Devon General Leyland National VOD605S Paignton
Devon General Leyland National VOD603S Torquay

at-2732 VOD603S at Newton Road depot,

at-5831 GFJ665N at Newton Road depot

Devon General Leyland National GFJ659N Exmouth

at-5376 Twin door GFJ659N at Exmouth bus station, June 1984

at-2931 SFJ137R and VOD604S at Phoenix Lane, Tiverton

Devon General Leyland National SFJ137R Tiverton
Devon General Leyland National MOD850P Weymouth

at-2903 MOD850P at Edward Street depot, Weymouth, working Western National services locally.

at-5307 SFJ135R at Phoenix Lane, Tiverton April 1980