Daimler Fleetline Double Deck Bus
Coventry Transport Museum
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Reg No PDU 125M. This 1973 Daimler Fleetline bus has a 10,450cc engine with a top speed of just 50mph.
The ‘Fleetline’ was the last in a long line of buses manufactured by the famous Daimler Company and used by Coventry Transport Corporation. This particular bus was the last completed vehicle and was delivered to the Corporation in 1973. The Museum acquired this bus in 1986.
The next year, Coventry City FC won the FA Cup. The bus had its roof removed to convert it to an open top bus and was used by Coventry City Football Club in parade around city streets after team won the 1987 FA Cup.