Widnes Corporation Leyland National
No 1 RTC 645L
This Leyland National Mk1 was the only one that was purchased under the
Corporation banner. The bus was bought in September 1972
and given the fleet number 1. The bus was the 55th off the Leyland National production line and was the first single door National to be produced,
all previous ones where dual door. It remained in service with Widnes and Halton until 1992 and had completed 507,400 miles.
After withdrawal No1 was donated to the North West Museum of Road Transport and was restored to its former Widnes Corporation glory in 1999
No 1 in Prescot Bus Station November 1999
No 1 in Runcorn
No 1 Just before repaint looking like a patchwork quilt
No 1 fresh painted in Halton Bus Garage
A limited edition model (500 only) of No1 with 35
St Helens destination is now available at £19.00
please contact North West Museum Of Road Transport if you would like one.