Mayday stardom for King Alfred buses

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An artist’s Impression of the 1929 Leyland Lion in restored condition as a King Alfred vehicle. RAY STENNING

Nick Larkin reports on a vintage bus expected to attract lots of attention in Winchester this spring

Fifty years after legendary Winchester-based independent King Alfred closed down, a dozen of its former buses will be running on old routes. Winchester-based Friends of King Alfred Buses (FoKAB) has confirmed details of its Original King Alfred Buses Running Day in and around the city on Monday 1 May.


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