Illustrated History for FBV271W


Chassis: LHS6L LHS/374 Body: ECW 24718 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O401 Configuration: B35F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 7/2014

Last updated : November 11th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

by 1/2005 - current
T Puttock, Esher (for further preservation)
2/2002 - ?/200?
British Bus Preservation Group (for preservation)
11/1992 - 2/2002
Brown (Express Coaches), Kirkby-in-Ashfield. Hired to Peakbus, Chesterfield, ??/95. Moved to Brailsford, c1/97. Numbered 71, by 3/98
10/1992 - 11/1992
Bluebird Buses Ltd 361. Not used in service
3/1992 - 10/1992
Bluebird Northern Ltd. 361. Withdrawn 8/92
9/1991 - 3/1992
Northern Scottish Omnibuses Ltd. (Inverness Traction) 361
3/1991 - 9/1991
Stagecoach (Scotland) Ltd. (Magicbus) 361
7/1990 - 3/1991
Magicbus (Scotland) Ltd. 361. To service, 8/90. Withdrawn 9/91
4/1989 - 7/1990
Cumberland Motor Services Ltd. 271. Withdrawn 2/90
10/1980 - 4/1989
Ribble Motor Services Ltd. 271. Operated as "Betty's Bus"
FBV271W with Express Coaches
Photo : Andrew Bartlett
FBV271W in Stagecoach livery
Photo : Clydemaster Preservation Group
FBV271W in Ribble post-deregulation livery
Photo : Robert Evans
FBV271W as Betty's Bus with Ribble
Photo : Brian Pritchard





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