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312: Leyland Victory / Alexander
Padbus 312 Leyland Victory / Alexander
Padbus 312 Leyland Victory/Alexander before conversion to  open top
312 (312 MFC) Leyland Victory / Alexander O31/19TL
In another example of Padbus "pushing the boundaries", this bus allows wheelchair users to travel on the top deck. Whilst this would be extremely impractical on an ordinary bus service it becomes a more practical proposition on sightseeing tours. A front engined bus has been used to allow a wheelchair lift to be installed at the back. The vehicle chosen is an ex-Hong Kong Leyland Victory which was thoroughly refurbished and re-engined before it entered service in 2007. The second picture shows the bus being inspected before the conversion work started. 
Rebuilt ABC diecast.