Illustrated History for MOU747R

Chassis: VRT/SL3/448 Body: ECW 21823 Series 2
Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/27D
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 11/2004

Last updated : April 28th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

Wigley, Carlton (dealer for scrap)
5/1999 - 11/2004
Peters (Abus), Brislington. Painted in white and cream livery, 5/1999. Maroon skirt added, by 10/2000. Withdrawn and used for spares, 9/2002
5/1999 - 5/1999 Simon Munden, Bristol (dealer)
2/1996 - 5/1999
Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. 5073. (City Line), by 8/1996. Severely damaged in an accident, 16/12/1997. Repaired and reinstated, 12/1/1998. Withdrawn 8/1998. Loaned to Durbin to cover for VR repaints. Reinstated on City service, 8/10/1998. Withdrawn 26/4/1999
9/1995 - 2/1996 Durbins Coaches Ltd. 5073
12/1976 - 9/1995 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. C5073. Renumbered 5073, 8/1978. Loaned to Badgerline Ltd. 26-30/6/1992. Withdrawn 1/1993. Reinstated, 5/1993. Withdrawn 8/1995

MOU747R in later Abus livery
Photo : Ian Kirby
MOU747R in Abus livery
Photo : Douglas Baker
MOU747R in First City Line livery
Photo : Dave Beardmore
MOU747R in Durbins livery
Photo : Steve White
MOU747R in City Line livery
Photo : BVRES Collection
MOU747R in City Rider livery
Photo : Steve White
MOU747R in NBC green livery
Photo : From the Internet

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