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Re: Re: Re: Nottingham Transport Centre fire

This is dreadful news, and a constant worry for any preservation group/preservationalist. And sadly it is unpreventable, as scumbags will find a way to destroy anything no matter how secure it is.

Sympathies from the Motor Vehicle Preservation Society of Ireland go to the Nottingham Transport Center.

Re: Nottingham Transport Centre fire

Just to add to the details above a full list of the buses destroyed is now known. A 1970 Nottingham Leyland Atlantean was also destroyed as was a Plaxton bodied Bedford. An AEC Reliance that was held for spares also met its end. The Nottingham AEC Renown was particularly rare as it had a full height body (most Renowns were fitted with low height bodies)and was one of only two survivors to this specification,I was emailed a photo of the remains which consists of the bonnet area while all that remains of the body is the pillars and a heap of twisted seat frames. Although the Albion Lowlander was very severely damaged there is a very faint glimmer of hope that it could be saved by a major rebuild, most of the damage is to the upper deck.