Illustrated History for RHT503S

Chassis: VRT/SL3/1070 Body: ECW 22451 Series 2
Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/27D, H43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 8/2023

Last updated : August 30th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

8/2023 - current
Dan Shears, Winkleigh (for further  preservation)
12/2003 - 8/2023
Matt Powell, Weston-super-Mare (for preservation)
3/1999 - 12/2003
First Western National Buses Ltd. 1261. Converted to H43/31F and (Red Bus), 5/1999. (Western National), by 4/2000. Withdrawn 4/2003. Stored at Bude. Renumbered 38603 on paper before sale
9/1998 - 3/1999
Western National Ltd. 1261
1/1994 - 9/1998
Provincial Bus Company Ltd. (People's Provincial) 216. Renumbered 516, 9/1994. Renumbered 503, 7/1996. Loaned to Western National for the Talls Ships Festival, Falmouth, 17-9/7/1998
1/1978 - 1/1994
Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. C5109. Renumbered 5109, 7/1978. Withdrawn 12/1993
RHT503S in 2003
Photo : Steve White
RHT503S in 1994
Photo : Dave Beardmore
RHT503S in allover advertising livery for Bristol Water
Photo : Dave Longbottom
RHT503S in City Rider livery
Photo : Richard Worrell
RHT503S in Smooth Move allover advertising livery
Photo : Steve White
RHT503S in Days Out advertising livery
Photo : Stephen Day
RHT503S in Living In Style wraparound advertising livery
Photo : Bob Tarling

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