Illustrated History for JHW108P


Chassis: VRT/SL3/131 Body: ECW 20931 Series 2
Engine: Leyland O501 - Gardner 6LXB
Configuration: H43/27D, O43/29F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 7/2013

Last updated : April 19th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

c5/2011 - current
Matt Powell, Weston-super-Mare (for preservation)
4/2008 - ?/2011
Chepstow Classic Buses, Chepstow. Withdrawn 10/2009
1/2005 - 4/2008
First Devon & Cornwall Ltd. 39908. Used on the Falmouth Tour, summer 2005
7/2003 - 1/2005
First Somerset & Avon Buses Ltd. 8616. Renumbered 39908, 1/2004
3/1999 - 7/2003
First Bristol Buses Ltd. (Guide Friday) 8616. Latest Guide Friday livery, 2/2001. First Tour livery, c6/2003
1/1996 - 3/1999
Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. (Guide Friday) 8616. Withdrawn by 5/96. Reinstated, by 8/96
1/1986 - 1/1996
Badgerline Ltd. 8616
11/1975 - 1/1986
Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. C5034. Re-engined to Gardner 6LXB, 6/83. Renumbered 5034, 8/78. Rebuilt to O43/29F by Hants & Dorset Engineering, 2/85. Renumbered 8616, 3/85








JHW108P in 2011
Photo : Steven Hughes
JHW108P in First Cornwall Tour livery
Photo : Chris Bowles
JHW108P in First Bath Tour livery
Photo : Jevon Smith
JHW108P in 2001
Photo : David Oakley
JHW108P in 2000
Photo : Andy Mitchell
JHW108P in Badgerline Guide Friday livery
Photo : Mark Pitman
JHW108P in Roman City livery
Photo : Terry Stapley
JHW108P in Bath open-top livery
Photo : Busspotter
JHW108P in NBC green livery
Photo : Take Two

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