Illustrated History for CPU979G

Chassis: VRT/SL/101 Body: ECW 17264 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H39/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 10/2015

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

11/2007 - current 3000 Group, Canvey Island (for further preservation). Repainted in NBC green livery, 12/2008
2/1997 - 11/2007 Paul Harrison, Chelmsford (for preservation). Tilling green livery, but retaining NBC destination box and polished skirt strip fitted by Northern Bus, by 6/97. Kept at Castle Point museum
by 12/1993 - 2/1997 Northern Bus Company, North Anston (Bradfield Bus). Named "Good King Henry" and numbered 3000, by 4/94
2/1991 - ?/1993 ?, ? (for preservation)
2/1969 - 2/1991 Eastern National Omnibus Company Ltd. 3000. Converted for use as a driver trainer, 6/86. Renumbered 9000, 5/87

Photo : Chris Stewart

Photo : Chris Stewart

Photo : Paul Harrison

Phoro : Peter Horrex

Photo : Ian Hardie

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection

Photo : Cliff Essex

Photo : Cliff Essex


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