Illustrated History for HUD479S

Chassis: VRT/SL3/1136 Body: ECW 22808 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/27D
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 2/2024

Last updated : February 5th 2024 (brought up-to-date)

6/2021 - current
Rob Sly, Tewkesbury (for further preservation)
1/2018 - 6/2021
Matthew Baxter, Kenley (for preservation)
6/1999 - 1/2018
Smith (Farleigh Coaches), Wouldham. New fleet livery, by 6/2006. Sold to Chris Jenkinson, Maidstone (for preservation), c2/2009, but later returned in part exchange for a Volvo B10B
1/1999 - 6/1999 Hardwick (AJS Salvage), Carlton (dealer)
11/1993 - 1/1999 Midland Red (South) Ltd. 946. Stagecoach livery, by 7/1997. Withdrawn 12/1998
12/1977 - 11/1993 City of Oxford Motor Services Ltd. 479. Renumbered temporarily to 929 on delivery until clearance under the Railway Station bridge in Oxford became available in ?/1979

HUD479S in revised livery with Farleigh Coaches

Photo : Daniel Stazicker

HUD479S in 2005
Photo : Nigel Carroll
HUD479S in Stagecoach livery
Photo : David Gallico
HUD479S in City of Oxford livery

Photo : Dave Beardmore

HUD479S in NBC red livery with Oxford-South Midland fleetnames
Photo : Clive Brown

   If you can correct or enhance the history of the vehicle or claim copyright on an unclaimed photo on this page please email and I will be only too happy to incorporate your comments.  

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