Illustrated History for KRM436W

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2595 Body: ECW 24253 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 3/2017

Last updated : March 24th 2017 (brought up-to-date)

by 3/2017 - current Wayne Henry, ?, New Zealand. Used as a static caravan
?/2011 - ?/201?
Auckland Explorer, Auckland, New Zealand. Derelict at Onehunga, by 10/2014. Used for spares for WRC832S
by 12/2003 - ?/2011 Party Bus, Auckland, New Zealand. Named "Purplestar 104", by 2/2004
11/1999 - ?/2003 Stagecoach New Zealand 128. Converted to H35/25F and used on Wellington City Circular service in yellow livery. Registered ZF9122 locally. Damaged by a fitter driving it under the depot canopy, 2/2003
10/1980 - 11/1999 Cumberland Motor Services Ltd. 436. Withdrawn 9/99
KRM436W in 2015
The end of the road this time - being stripped for spares to keep WRC832S on the road at Onehunga in 2015 (Mike Cornwall)

Repaired once again and now in Auckland with Party Bus (Don Roberts)

In an almost unbelievable co-incidence 436's roof was damaged again by a fitter 21 years after the first accident and on the other side of the World! (Graeme Inwood)

Wellington City Circular (Graeme Inwood)

Stagecoach stripes (BVRES Collection)

Post-deregulation livery (Peter Relf)

Rebuilt by ECW (Brian Pritchard)

Deroofed by a fitter going under an 11ft bridge in Whitehaven in March 1982 (Brian Pritchard)

As delivered (Busspotter) 

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