Illustrated History for 995EHW

Chassis: FLF6B 156001 Body: ECW Engine: Bristol BVW Configuration: H38/32F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 10/2017

Last updated : October 3rd 2017 (brought up-to-date)

by 5/2004 - current ?, Maui, Hawaii, U.S.A. Acquired as a non-runner
by 12/1981 - ?/200? Sugar Cane Train, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, U.S.A. Entrance door moved to offside. Out of use and derelict, by 7/2002. Still owned in 2003
?/19?? - ?/1981 Porters Double Deckers, Burnsville, Minnesota, U.S.A. (dealer)
4/1979 - ?/19?? English Double Deckers, Seattle, U.S.A. (dealer)
2/1979 - 4/1979 Hartwood Exports, Barnsley (dealer)
8/1977 - 2/1979 Mr Harry, Reading (non-PCV)
7/1977 - 8/1977 Omnibus Promotions, London E.C.1 (dealer)
5/1977 - 7/1977 Norths, Sherburn-in-Elmet (dealer)
12/1959 - 5/1977 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. LC8540. Prototype FLF Lodekka. Fitted with sliding front entrance door. Demonstrated to Alexander & Sons Ltd, Falkirk and Crosville Motor Services Ltd. Jack-knife doors fitted, 6/1960 (E.C.W. Rebuild No. R75). Renumbered LC7000, 1/1961. Renumbered C7000, 3/1968. Withdrawn 7/1976
995EHW in 2016
Photo : From the Internet

After changing hands 7000 was then dumped at the property and was lost in undergrowth. The property then changed hands and the new owner discovered the bus in 2016, seen here surrounded by jungle!

Photo : Dave Ballantine

Under new ownership, still on Maui, May 2004

Photo : John Royle

Busy in service with Sugar Cane Train in September 1989

Photo : Stephen Dowle

At Lawrence Hill depot, Bristol in March 1976

Photo : Alan O Watkins

Tilling livery with two cream bands


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