Illustrated History for MOD571P


Chassis: VRT/SL3/305 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/32F, O43/32F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 5/2016

Last updated : May 23rd 2016 (brought up-to-date)

Link : YouTube video

4/2014 - current
Peter Nedin, Swansea (for preservation). Donated to Peter by First on his retirement after 45 years of safe driving. To be kept at Swansea Bus Museum
4/2011 - 4/2014
First Cymru Buses Ltd. 39971. Used as the "Beach Bus" on a service from Swansea to Limeslade/Bracelet bays
7/2003 - 4/2011 First Hampshire & Dorset Buses Ltd. 500. Repainted in Barbie 2 livery, 7/2003. Renumbered 38571, 1/2004. Repainted in "wavy" livery, 6/2004. Withdrawn 7/2005. Reinstated, 6/2006. Repainted in Barbie 3 livery and reupholstered upstairs, 4/2007. Renumbered 39971, by 4/2007
4/1999 - 7/2003 First Hampshire Ltd. (Provincial) 594
4/1993 - 4/1999 Provincial Bus Company Ltd. (People's Provincial) 214. Bought for spares but put in service due to good condition. Renumbered 514, 9/94. Converted to O43/32F and renumbered 594, by 5/95
12/1987 - 4/1993 Western National Ltd. 571
?/1987 - 12/1987 Green, Weymouth (dealer)
1/1983 - ?/1987 Devon General Ltd. 571
5/1976 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. (Devon General) 571. Loaned to Bristol Omnibus Company during 5/77 (in exchange for LHT721P) and again 30/1/78 to 18/2/78 (in exchange for RFB614S)
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Photo : Chris Clegg

Photo : Chris Clegg

Photo : Robin Woodcock

Photo : Terry Partridge

Photo : Dave Longbottom

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Modelstone Bus Club

Photo : From the Internet

Photo : Steve Vallance

Photo : James Pratt

Photo : David Carter

 

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