Citybus Gardner engined Tiger gallery

Last of the N-types:

Below: The first of the Citybus Gardners under construction at Alexanders in early 1988.

Below: 2605 when nearly new at Donegall Square East.

Below: 2604 has been fitted wth Buspak advertising boards and has a partial repaint in the new livery.

Below: 2608 shows off the revised livery adopted in the early 1990s. Citybus fleetnames have finally made an appearance after an absence of many years.

Below: 2620 in as-new condition at the 1989 Bus and Coach Rally. The yellow upholstry unique to this vehicle is just visible.

Below: 2629 stands in Donegall Square East looking rather drab. The livery has been simplified, and at this stage fleetnames and logos had become an optional extra.The armoured windscreen is just visible on the drivers side.

Below: 2607 after transfer to Ulsterbus operating from Oxford Street depot, which at this stage was based at Duncrue Street.

Below: Both batches of Gardners are represented in this stage photo at Derry Foyle Street Bus Station.

Below: 2610 leaves the Bus and Coach Rally and starts the long (and doubtless slow) trek to the Kells Transport Museum.

Below: A selection of the many and varied advertising liveries carried by these batches are shown below:


Below: 2611 became 487 in the Swilly fleet and was re-registered 89-DL-6692 .

Below: Swilly 484 was former 2614 and was converted to a towing vehicle in 2007.


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