Illustrated History for JHW109P


Chassis: VRT/SL3/132 Body: ECW 20932 Series 2
Engine: Leyland O501 - Gardner 6LXB
Configuration: H43/27D, O43/29F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 8/2007

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

8/2007
?, Weston-Super-Mare (dealer for scrap)
7/2003 - 8/2007
First Somerset & Avon Buses Ltd. 8617. Renumbered 39909, 1/2004. Upper deck seats removed for use for tree lopping, by 6/2004
3/1999 - 7/2003
First Bristol Buses Ltd. (Gorge Tour) 8617. Used as Weston spare bus, summer 2000. Repainted in blue and yellow livery, 4/2001
1/1996 - 3/1999
Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. (Guide Friday) 8617. (Gorge Tour), by 3/97
1/1986 - 1/1996
Badgerline Ltd. 8617
12/1975 - 1/1986
Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. C5035. Renumbered 5035, 8/78. Re-engined to Gardner 6LXB, 4/84. Rebuilt to O43/29F by Hants & Dorset Engineering, 2/85. Renumbered 8617, 3/85


JHW109P in seafront livery with First names
Photo : Steve White
JHW109P in Cheddar Gorge Tour livery
Photo : Steve Clements
JHW109P in Guide Friday livery
Photo : Mark Bowerbank
JHW109P in Roman City livery
Photo : Kelvin Amos
JHW109P in Bath open-top livery
Photo : Rob Sly
JHW109P in NBC green livery
Photo : Steve White

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