Tiger meets Leopard

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A Tiger met a Leopard at a special event to launch a new bus service from Keighley to Halifax in West Yorkshire, though thankfully no-one got eaten. The new route, running from 30 August, was launched by Yorkshire Tiger at an event attended by the Mayor and Mayoress of Keighley, Councillors Peter Corkindale and Clare Abberton.


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They and other guests were treated to a trip on PJX 35, a 1962 Weymann-bodied Leyland Leopard L1 from the Dewsbury Bus Museum Collection. “We wish Yorkshire Tiger every success with the new route and we definitely enjoyed riding on the old Halifax bus,” said Cllr Abberton.

The hourly 502 partly replaces the journeys which ran as a 504 through the Covid-19 epidemic, which was previously provided by TJ Walsh.



Former Halifax Leyland Leopard, new in 1962, provided a taste of the past. KEIGHLEY TOWN COUNCIL