Confidence 50

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Two former Confidence Leyland PD3s are still extant. BUF272C, a 1965 Northern Counties ‘Queen Mary’ example new to Southdown is now with Seaford & District, and Metro-Cammell-bodied new to Leicester City Transport GRY55D is now in Belgium. NICK LARKIN COLLECTION

Legendary Leicester independent Confidence is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and being honoured at a major event, reports Nick Larkin

Confidence has reached the milestone fifty years of serving the local community. “We feel that for any bus operator to survive 50 years is an achievement and for a small independent even more so,” said proprietor Ken Williams.

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