Illustrated History for NWS288R


Chassis: VRT/SL3/638 Body: ECW 22117 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/27D, H43/28F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 1/2011

Last updated : April 1st 2016 (brought up-to-date)

10/2010 Hardwick, Carlton (dealer). Presumed scrapped
c11/2006 - 10/2010 Woolley, Llanedwen. Withdrawn c6/2009
by 6/1999 - ?/2006 Goodsir, Holyhead. Stagecoach livery stripes overpainted. Repainted in fleet livery, by 6/2004. Withdrawn 8/2005
3/1999 - ?/1999 Wigley, Carlton (dealer). Reported for scrap, but sold on
9/1998 - 3/1999 Circle Line Coach & Omnibus Company Ltd. 1288. Retained Stagecoach livery
11/1997 - 9/1998 Cheltenham & Gloucester Omnibus Company Ltd. 208. Stagecoach livery, 12/97
5/1993 - 11/1997 Swindon & District Bus Company Ltd. 5091. Rebuilt to H43/28F, 5/93. Dedicated to contract work (in overall azure blue), 6/93. Renumbered 208, 7/94. Withdrawn 3/95. Reinstated and loaned to Midland Red South, 13-17/7/95. Withdrawn 7/95. Reinstated, 9/95. Withdrawn later 9/95. Loaned to Midland Red South, 22/11/95 to 3/1/96. Loaned to Circle Line, 9-19/2/97 and again 5-27/3/97. Loaned to Cheltenham & Gloucester (Stroud depot), 7/7/97 to 31/10/97
9/1983 - 5/1993 Cheltenham & Gloucester Omnibus Company Ltd. 5091. Aircraft blue Gloucester livery, 4/84. Azure blue and yellow Gloucester livery, 11/88. Loaned to Red & White Services, 17-29/8/92. Withdrawn by 6/93
4/1977 - 9/1983 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. G5091. Renumbered 5091, c7/81

Photo : Andrew Cameron

Photo : Mike Mogridge

Photo : Adrian Brown

Photo : Photobus

Photo : Clive Brown

Photo : BVRES Collection

     
     
     
     
     

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