Illustrated History for 866NHT

Reregistered XSL228A, 80EYC, XSL228A, 452XVE


Chassis: FS6G 178001 Body: ECW 12286 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LW - 6LXB
Configuration: CO33/27R
Status: Preserved
    Last Reported: 4/2019

Last updated : April 14th 2019 (brought up-to-date)

2/2019 - current
Dr Mike Walker, Wells (for preservation). Reregistered 452XVE, 3/2019
7/2014 - 2/2019
East Yorkshire Motor Services Ltd. 645. Repainted in blue and cream livery, 8/2014. Reregistered 80EYC, 8/2017. Reregistered XSL228A, 2/2019
10/2013 - 7/2014 Ensign, Purfleet (dealer)
c10/2002 - 10/2013 Paul Gilroy (Dreadnought Coaches), Alnwick
7/2002 - ?/2002 Ensign, Purfleet (dealer)
4/2002 - 7/2002 Mac Tours Ltd. 25
4/1999 - 4/2002 Dewar (Mac Tours), Cockenzie. Used on Edinburgh Classic Tour. Roof replaced for winter service, by 12/99. Back in open-top service, 5/2001. Closed-top, by 12/2001. Numbered 3, by 2/2002
1/1992 - 4/1999 Wilts & Dorset Bus Company Ltd. 4001. Reregistered XSL228A, 3/1990. Re-engined with a Gardner 6LXB, by 9/1995 (apparently it 'eats' clutches!). Cream livery with red wings, 3/1997
?/1990 - 1/1992 Hampshire Bus Company Ltd. 101
4/1981 - ?/1990 Stagecoach, Perth 067
3/1981 - 4/1981 Norths, Sherburn-in-Elmet (dealer)
11/1961 - 3/1981 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. L8576. Renumbered 8576, 7/1974. Painted as "Western Pioneer", ?/1976














866NHT in August 2014
Photo : Neil Wise
866NHT in 2004

Photo : Dave Longbottom

Rear view of 866NHT in 2004

Photo : Dave Longbottom

866NHT in 2001

Photo : Tony Hall

866NHT in 1999

Photo : Steve Clements

866NHT in 1993

Photo : Mark Pitman

866NHT with Wilts & Dorset

Photo : BVRES Collection

866NHT with Stagecoach

Photo : Kelvin Amos

866NHT in early Stagecoach livery

Photo : Terry Stapley

866NHT as Western Pioneer

Photo : Photobus

866NHT in allover cream livery

Photo : Steve Thoroughgood

 

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