Illustrated History for DCA531X

Chassis: VRT/SL3/3052 Body: ECW 24818 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F, CO43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 7/2019

Last updated : July 10th 2019 (brought up-to-date)

2/2005 Summercourt Metals, Newquay (dealer for scrap). Remains still present, 7/2019
10/2002 - 2/2005 Western Greyhound, Newquay. Repainted in green livery and to service, 4/2003. Withdrawn 8/2003. Still at Newquay (but roof sold), 9/2004
9/2002 - 10/2002 Simon Munden, Bristol (dealer)
5/1998 - 9/2002 Integrated Transport Group Ltd. 3031. MASS livery, by 5/2000. Withdrawn c9/2000. Reinstated, 1/2001. Withdrawn 8/2001. Hired to Applebys in Lincoln, 9/2001 to 10/2001
12/1995 - 5/1998 Northern Bus Company, North Anston. Acquired in cannibalised condition. Rebuilt to CO43/31F and to service, by 3/98
9/1986 - 12/1995 Crosville Wales Ltd. DVG531. Withdrawn after losing its roof in an accident with a building, 12/95. Engine and gearbox donated to WTU469W
8/1981 - 9/1986 Crosville Motor Services Ltd. DVG531
DCA531X in 2019
Photo : Jason Fern
DCA531X in 2003

Photo : Mark Howarth

DCA531X in 2001

Photo : Dave Beardmore

DCA531X with Northern Bus

Photo : Kevin Smith

DCA531X in Crosville Wales livery with Bws Gwynnedd front

Photo : Ivor Bufton

DCA531X in NBC green livery with Crosville fleetnames
Photo : John Carter

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