Illustrated History for MDL953


Chassis: LD6G 116134 Body: ECW 8615 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LWConfiguration: H33/27R, O33/27R
Status: Non-PCV     Last Reported: 5/2016

Last updated : May 29th 2016 (page added)

9/2007 - current
Tony Hagon, Bowermadden (non-PCV)
?/2006 - 9/2007
Phil Blair, Southampton (for preservation). Restored in cream livery, by 1/2007
6/2002 - ?/2006
Rexquote (Quantock Motor Services), Bishops Lydeard
6/1994 - 6/2002
Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 507. Stored at Ryde on acquisition pending restoration. Used on the Alum Bay service in summer 1995 to allow CDL899 to be withdrawn. To service, 8/6/95. Stored, summer 1996. Used on Needles service 42, summer 1997. Apple green and cream livery, 4/2000. Stored, by 4/2001. Reregistered BAS562, 12/2001
?/199? - 6/1994
Connells, Aylesbury (for further preservation)
by 4/1992 - ?/199?
Hardcastle, ? (for preservation)
by 5/1985 - ?/199?
Interdec Designs, Milton Keynes (non-PCV)
4/1982 - ?/198?
WETC, Winkleigh (for preservation). Used as part of the contract hire fleet for promotional work
11/1979 - 4/1982
Booth, Rotherham (dealer)
5/1956 - 11/1979
Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 543. Rebuilt to O33/27R and renumbered OT3, ??/1973. Withdrawn 7/1978
MDL953 preserved in cream livery
Photo : Gareth Blair
MDL953 with Quantock Motor Services
Photo : Bob Wingrove
MDL953 in 1995
Photo : Stuart Johnson
MDL953 with Interdeck
Photo : Brian Pask
MDL953 in 1980
Photo : Adrian Griffiths










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