Illustrated History for LDL733


Chassis: LD6G 108025 Body: ECW 8083 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LW Configuration: H33/23R
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 1/2011

Last updated : February 5th 2015 (brought up-to-date)

by 7/2007 Colin Billington, Holyport (preservationist for spares). Kept in Devon. Scrapped, by 10/2012
by 5/2001 - ?/2007 ?, ? (preservationist for spares). Kept at Kemble Airfield in derelict condition, by 5/2001
by 12/1994 - ?/???? Reading Loline Group, Reading (preservationist for spares)
by 12/1991 - ?/1994Paltridge, Belcher & Jacobsen (for use as a caravan). Used for a final trip to Kathmandu in 1992/3, but returned without reaching Nepal. Repainted in a white livery, still named "Hannibal"
10/1991 - ?/1991 Peter Dawes, Guildford (non-PCV)
11/1980 - 10/1991 Top Deck Travel, Horsell. Named 'Hannibal'. Only Lodekka fitted with Gardner 6LX engine with Top Deck. Withdrawn ?/1991
4/1978 - 11/1980 Euroscan, London. Named "Hannibal"
7/1977 - 4/1978 Norths, Sherburn-in-Elmet (dealer)
?/1955 - 7/1977 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 534. Withdrawn ?/77






LDL733 in 2011
Photo : Reg Vardy

Photo : Terry Partridge

Photo : Top Deck Reunion

LDL733 in Euroscan livery
Photo : John Godwin

Photo : David Christie

 

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