Malta's Vintage Leyland & Bedford Buses - Catch One While You Can

18. July 2011

classic Maltese Leyland BusIt was while channel hopping on a rainy Sunday that I stopped on the Channel 4 series, Coach Trip. Yes, I freely admit it, but what had drawn me on this occasion was a bright yellow and orange vintage bus. I'm a simple soul, and bright colours and sunshine win me over every time. This classic Leyland bus is a beautiful thing as I'm sure you will agree, so I thought I'd investigate further.

Malta buses are quite something, coming on like a cross between the grand, gas guzzling brightly coloured American cars you might still find in Cuba and a giant automobile museum piece, the shimmering chrome and the lurid livery are the stuff of small boy's dreams. More...