Illustrated History for PDL491H


Chassis: LH6L LH/447 Body: ECW 18733 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O401 - Leyland O420 Configuration: B43F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 4/2015

Last updated : April 23rd 2015 (brought up-to-date)

3/2015 - currentGordon 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 ?/95. Taken to Czech Republic, 6/99
c1/983 - 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, 7/73. White band added, 4/77. Withdrawn 9/81. 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

Photo : Mike Nash

Photo : Rob Sly

Photo : Rob Sly

 


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