Illustrated History for CRU301L

Chassis: VRT/SL2/362 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H39/31F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 6/2021

Last updated : January 17th 2022 (brought up-to-date)

6/2021 - current
Unknown owner in France. Acquired for conversion to a camper
2/2018- 6/2021
Mike Daly, Warrington (dealer)
4/2014 - 2/2018
James Herschell, Derbyshire and Liam Trott, Swanage (for further preservation). Liam Trott replaced by Allan Jones, by 3/2015
9/2001 - 4/2014 John Cumming, Bournemouth (for preservation). Ownership shared with Heritage Bus Collection of Hants & Dorset and Wilts & Dorset, 2/2009
12/1988 - 9/2001 Pike, Smannell. Withdrawn and used for spares, by 9/2001 (and probably much earlier)
4/1983 - 12/1988 Hampshire Bus Company Ltd. 3301. Renumbered 301, ?/19??
1/1973 - 4/1983 Hants & Dorset Motor Services Ltd. 3301

Photo : Peter Cook

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Photo : Peter Cook

Photo : Bob Gray


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