Illustrated History for EWS739W


Chassis: VRT/SL3/2925 Body: ECW 24438 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O680 - Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 8/2013

Last updated : April 13th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

11/2008 - current James Willmott (South West Preservation Group 1), Bristol (for preservation)
9/2001 - 11/2008 Abus, Bristol. Painted in fleet livery, 9/2001. Withdrawn 9/2008
1/2001 - 9/2001 Simon Munden, Bristol (dealer)
3/1999 - 1/2001 First Bristol Buses Ltd. (Durbin) 5531
1/1996 - 3/1999 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. (Badgerline) 5531. (City Line), 7/97. Loaned to Provincial, 21/7/97 to 31/8/97 (to cover for damaged RHT504S). Loaned to Western National (directly from Provincial), 1/9/97 to 10/97. (City Line), by 1/98. Fitted with Gardner 6LXB engine from LHT721P, c4/98. (Durbins), 8/98. Painted in Durbin blue and white livery, c9/98
1/1986 - 1/1996 Badgerline Ltd. 5531. "Bath Electric Tramways 85 Years" livery, ??/89
6/1981 -  1/1986 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. 5531
   

Photo : Martyn Hearson

Photo : Allan Macfarlane

Photo : Andy Mitchell

Photo : Busspotter

Photo : Rob Sly

Photo : Kelvin Amos

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