n=0 T1
 






0561 Metropolitan Omnibus Co (T1) + 10887 (T1)
McGrath / Campbell&Mannix
Wednesday 1 November 1944

McGrath?
Body:  Campbell&Mannix 10/44 AB48+12D
Last updated:  24 June 2020
  DATE       REGO    No   FLEET
Oct 19440561(T1)Metropolitan Omnibus Co
1 Dec 19480561(T1)Metro Buses
by30 Nov 1952R C Blizard


NOTES:
    
Trailer underframe by reported as being by McGrath, however Metro Board Meeting minutes state that that it was built by Fowler Construction (VIC)
byApr 1944   R180; R383
    
Chassis unloaded at Fremantle wharf
by14 Jun 1944   Minutes
    
Body completed
by11 Oct 1944   R383
    
Reported by some sources to be AB49D
   TAAB
    
In service
19 Oct 1944   TAAB
    
Used primarily on Perth-Fremantle & Perth-Armadale routes
   R178
    
Originally hauled by White WA20 prime mover, also numbered (T1)
   R178
    
Subsequently hauled by Leyland Tiger OPS1 prime mover (T1) & allocated fleet no (T4) as spare prime mover
circaMar 1948   R180
    
Withdrawn
1 May 1953   R180 & TAAB
    
Body re-built onto extended chassis of Leyland Tiger prime mover (T1) to create full length rigid bus (73)
   R180
    
Chassis sold with White prime-mover (T4) ex-(T1)
by30 Nov 1952   





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