Type of Vehicle - Bus
Year built/registered - 1988
Vehicle Description - Alexander RL Leyland Olympian
Reg No. F97 PRE, Fleet No. 97
Livery/Operator - Stevenson's of Uttoxeter
New to Stevenson's 16th December 1988 and it was a regular performer on the busy 112 Burton - Lichfield - Sutton Coldfield - Birmingham route. It passed with the sale of Stevenson's to British Bus, which then became Arriva. In its later Stevensons days/early Arriva days 97 was transferred to Macclesfield depot to operate the 130 Manchester service.
After its Arriva days 97 was sold to Redline of Penwortham, then moving on to Springfield Bus & Coach and finally Cannon BBT Liverpool , where 97 was brought from for preservation in October 2018.