Category:Midland Red tow bus 2225 (SBF 233)
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English: Preserved Midland Red North (National Bus Company) towing vehicle 2225 (reg. SBF 233) was originally a double decker bus (a Northern Counties 64-seat bodied Leyland Titan PD2/28). It was delivered new to Harper Brothers of Heath Hayes in January 1962, as their No.25. It passed into the fleet of Midland Red when they purchased that company in September 1974, being renumbered 2225 and repainted into NBC red livery. It was downgraded to a training bus in February 1976 and given a yellow service fleet livery. It was then converted to a tow truck in October 1981, by which time 2225's part of Midland Red had infact become Midland Red North (later Arriva). Rescued from a scrapyard in May 2002 in a derelict state, by 2004 it had been fully restored to its original towing lorry condition.