Illustrated History for BEP966V

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2034 Body: ECW Engine: Leyland O501 - Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 2/2006

Last updated : March 8th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

10/2005 Hardwick, Carlton (dealer for scrap)
2/2004 - 10/2005 First Devon & Cornwall Ltd. 38766. Withdrawn 10/2005
3/1999 - 2/2004 First Western National Buses Ltd. 1237. Withdrawn c1/2001. Refurbished, reinstated and repainted in Barbie 2 livery, 10/2001. Renumbered 38766, 1/2004
5/1990 - 3/1999 Western National Ltd. 1237. Re-engined to 6LXB, 1/96. New fleet livery, c4/1997
11/1979 - 5/1990 The South Wales Transport Company Ltd. 966. Withdrawn 10/1989
BEP966V in 2002
Photo : Mark Pitman
BEP966V on Torpoint ferry

Photo : BVRES Collection

BEP966V in 2000
Photo : Dave Beardmore
BEP966V in Western National interim livery

Photo : BVRES Collection

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