Illustrated History for OVV849R


Chassis: VRT/SL3/414 Body: ECW 21770 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O501 - Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 5/2016

Last updated : January 15th 2017 (brought up-to-date)

5/2016 - current Bob Pain, Daventry (for preservation)
10/2002 - 5/2016 Chepstow Classic Bus, Chepstow
8/1976 - 10/2002 United Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. 849. Withdrawn 8/93. Reinstated, 9/93. Withdrawn 10/98. Reinstated, 3/99. Withdrawn 4/99. Used for spares, by 8/99. Loaned to Kettering Borough Council as "The Freedom Bus", 3/2000 to 3/2001. Painted into Stagecoach "Beach ball" livery for promotional use, 6/2001. Used in Cumbria, 7/2001. Reinstated in passenger service, 2/2002. Renumbered 949, 4/2002. Withdrawn 8/2002
   
   
   
   
   

Photo : Jevon Smith

Photo : Grahame Bessey

Photo : John Hammond

Photo : Modelstone Bus Club

   

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