Illustrated History for CBD778K

Chassis: VRT/SL2/246 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 6/2021

Last updated : June 8th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

by 10/1990 - current Bob Lewis, Brierley Hill (for preservation). Kept at BaMMOT, Wythall. Moved to Brownhills, by 11/2014
c2/1990 - ?/1990 Wigley, Carlton (dealer)
10/1989 - ?/1990 Midland Fox Ltd. Used for spares at Wigston, c2/1990
11/1988 - 10/1989 Kinch, Barrow-on-Soar
11/1988 - 11/1988 PVS, Carlton (dealer)
1/1972 - 11/1988 United Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. 778. Rebuilt to Series 3 specification. Conversion took three years to complete, between 6/1983 and 6/1986. Repainted directly into United Counties livery, 6/1986. Withdrawn 11/1988

CBD778K preserved in NBC green livery

Photo : Chris Sampson

CBD778K with Kinch

Photo : Kevin Lane Collection

CBD778K in United Counties livery
Photo : Nick Doolan Collection
CBD778K in NBC green livery
Photo : John Law
CBD778K in Tilling green livery
Photo : Graham Ledger 

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