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1980 BRISTOL LH6L, AFB592V, 461

Delivered to Bristol Omnibus Company in 1980 in the then current National Green livery, 461 has an underfloor Leyland 401 engine and a five speed manual gearbox. She lasted under two years in Bristol before being sold to the Hants and Dorset bus company who reduced the depth of the front panel for operation onto the Sandbanks Ferry. She lasted with Hants and Dorset and the neighbouring Wilts and Dorset bus companies until being sold for service as a wedding hire bus in the Netherlands from 1999 until 2003.  

She returned to Britain where Alan Peters of ABus used her as a spare vehicle for the small Optare buses he had recently acquired, and when she was no longer required Mike Walker became her co-owner. She was repainted back into her National Green colour scheme in 2005 and has a class 6 MOT test, enabling her to be used for hire and reward. In fact, she was used in public service by Terry Jones of Vista Coaches, Claverham, on the last days of his service 660 between Congresbury, Clevedon and Portishead, and oby North Somerset Coaches to celebrate their 40th anniversary

During the winter of 2006/2007 the cut away front was replaced with one of the correct depth, and the orange reflectors which had been added when she worked in mainland Europe were removed.