Illustrated History for FDV812V

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2181 Body: ECW 24140 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 5/2005

Last Updated : 12th November 2022 (brought up-to-date)

by 4/2010 - current Unknown owner in Rome, Italy. Used as a mobile advertising unit. Promoting "Free Burma", 4/2010
6/2003 - ?/20?? Sistemi Bibliotecario Castelli Romani, Rome, Italy. Used as a mobile library
by 12/1999 - 6/2003 Davies, Gloucester (dealer). Being converted to a a mobile library at Lydney for export to Rome, 7/2000. Noted at Wigley, Carlton painted in overall red livery (presumably for attention), 8/2001. Noted on the M4 in Berks, 6/2003
by 11/1999 - ?/1999 West Kent Coach Sales, West Kingsdown (dealer)
8/1999 - ?/1999 Fleetlink, Liverpool (dealer)
12/1988 - 8/1999 United Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. 734. Withdrawn 10/1998
1/1983 - 12/1988 Devon General Ltd. 1180. Allover advertising livery for Key West Tickets, 2/1986. Withdrawn 11/1988
3/1980 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 1180
FDV812V in 2005

Photo : Bitbus

FDV812V in Stagecoach livery

Photo : Dave Beardmore

FDV812V in revised Key West advertising livery
Photo : Les Eddy
FDV812V in Key West advertising livery
Photo : Graham Bailey
FDV812V in NBC green livery

Photo : Terry Partridge

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