Our History

Our roots stem back to the formation of The Lancashire Steam Motor Company in the town of Leyland in 1896
The first Bus product appeared around 1900. Many years of growth saw the Leyland name becoming known worldwide.
Leyland Bus no longer manufactures vehicles but we support the product in every corner of the globe

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First introduced in 1959, the Leyland Leopard has earned a reputation for toughness, reliability and enurance amongst United Kingdom coach operators to whom the majority of Leopards have been delivered.

It has also proved it's reliability and popularity overseas both as a city bus or a luxury coach in places as far apart as Finland, Australia, South Africa and Trinidad, to mention but a few. The Leopard is powered by a Leyland 680 engine fitted horizontally between the axles and has either semi or fully automatic transmission and has a GVW of 11 or 16 tons.



Based upon the Chieftain range of trucks, the Viking bus chassis is available with GVW up to 11 tons. The chassis is fitted with the Leyland 401 engine developing 135 bhp, five, six or nine speed constant mesh gearbox and Albion double reduction rear axle.
This model is extremely successful as a city service bus where conditions demand a tough, reliable vehicle which can by easily maintained.



The Royal Tiger Worldmaster has formed the basis of passenger transport fleets all over the world for many years. Designed with overseas markets in mind, the Worldmaster has a simple yet versatile chassis which enables bodywork of all types to be fitted. It is powered by the Leyland 680 engine mounted horizontally betweeen the axles and has either semi or fully automatic transmission with a spiral bevel raer axle. Rated at either 13 or 15 tons GVW over 20,000 Worldmasters have been built since the model was first introduced to world markets.



The VRT double deck bus chassis is powered by the Gardner 6LXB engine mounted transversely across the frame behind the rear axle. The chassis has semi or fully automatic transmission and Bristol double reduction drop centre rear axle. With a GVW of 15 tons or 16 tons when fitted with suitable springs and types, the VRT is extremely popular with National Bus Company operators all over the United Kingdom.



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