ZIB-261 was a Leyland National 10951/2R bus with body by Leyland National Company Ltd (Workington, England).

Bus 261 advertising Civic Permanent

It commenced with Canberra Bus Service in 1974 and was withdrawn from service in 1990.

ACTION had a fleet of 70 Leyland Nationals, the first 16 of which (256 – 271) were imported from England with a complete body. Subsequent buses (272 – 325) were assembled by Leyland Australia from kits supplied by the parent company in England.

Buses 261 and 262 were the first ACTION buses with all-over-advertising. 261 featured a hand-painted advertisement for Civic Permanent Building Society which debuted on 1 November 1977.

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