Illustrated History for PDL491H


Chassis: LH6L LH/447 Body: ECW 18733 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O401 - Leyland O420 Configuration: B43F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 7/2019

Last updated : September 28th 2019 (brought up-to-date)

5/2019 - current
Lisa Mead, ?, Aberdeenshire (for continued use as a caravan)
3/2015 - 5/2019
Gordon Murray, Blackpool (mobile home) (preserved)
12/2008 - 3/2015
Mike Nash, Ockley & Terry Hussey, Basingstoke (mobile home) (preserved)
4/2008 - 12/2008 John Haines, Coventry. Never collected and sold on
6/1983 - 4/2008 Norman Lovett, Stoke-on-Trent (non-PCV). Converted for use as a 4-berth mobile home. Re-engined with Leyland O420 turbo, by ?/1995. Taken to Czech Republic, 6/1999
c1/1983 - 6/1983 ?, Droylesden (non-PCV)
12/1982 - ?/198? Martin, Middlewich (dealer)
5/1970 - 12/1982 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 829. Delivered in Tilling green and cream. Allover NBC green livery, 7/1973. White band added, 4/1977. Withdrawn 9/1981. Used as passenger accommodation on the Portsmouth - Ryde ferry, autumn 1982

Allocations
6/1970 - 12/1976 : Newport
12/1976 - 6/1977 : Reserve
6/1977 - 1/1978 : Newport
1/1978 - 10/1978 : Reserve
10/1978 - 9/1981 : Shanklin

PDL491H in 2010

Photo : Mike Nash

PDL491H in 2004

Photo : Rob Sly

Rear view of PDL491H in 2004

Photo : Rob Sly

PDL491H with Normal Lovett
Photo : Traveller Dave
PDL491H in NBC green livery
Photo : BVRES Collection
PDL491H in Tilling green and cream livery
Photo : Cliff Essex












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