This was the very last conductor operated bus to be purchased by
Ipswich Corporation Transport.
It was delivered in 1966, numbered 68 and
registered DPV 68D. It features an A.E.C. Regent V chassis with 9.6 litre
diesel engine and semi-automatic gearbox. The bodywork is by Neepsend
seating 37 upstairs and 28 downstairs. Neepsend was the name used for
bodies of East Lancs. design built in Sheffield for a short time. It was
withdrawn from service in 1977 and sold for use as a driver training
vehicle with R.T.T. Services at Mendlesham.
|Acquired by the Museum:||1989|
|Current State:||As withdrawn|
|Note: As acquired, not on display|
Upon retirement from driver
training it was presented to the museum in 1989 by R.T.T. Services.