Illustrated History for SRU981


Chassis: LD6B 120054 Body: ECW 8588 Series 2 Engine: Bristol ?VW - Gardner 6LW Configuration: H33/27R
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 9/2014

Last updated : September 2nd 2016 (brought up-to-date)

11/2013 - current Kennis, Budel, Holland
10/2013 - 11/2013 Ensign Bus Company, Purfleet (dealer)
by 9/2013 - 10/2013 Phil Blair, Southampton (for further preservation). Restoration into Hants & Dorset livery completed, by 9/2013
12/2010 - ?/2013 Jon Pratt, Weston-super-Mare (for further preservation). Undergoing extensive renovation at Blackpool, 4/2012
4/2010 - 12/2010 Phil Blair, Southampton (for further preservation)
c8/2008 - 4/2010 Neil Stratton, Sunderland (for further preservation)
by 12/2007 - ?/2008 Bernard Rogers, Kidderminster (for preservation)
4/2002 - ?/2007 Saga Radio, Birmingham (exhibition unit)
by 8/1997 - 4/2002 Hants & Dorset Trim, Eastleigh (non-PCV). Used to demonstrate the various work carried out by the Company
12/1975 - ?/19?? Cotswold Hotel, Southampton (non-PCV). Used as a hospitality unit. Still in use, 10/80
8/1956 - 12/1975 Hants & Dorset Motor Services Ltd. 1368. Re-engined with Gardner 6LW (from an L6G), 6/61. Renumbered 1432, 9/1971
   


SRU981 in 2014
Photo : Dan Rayner

Photo : Mark Lyons

Photo : Philip Higgs

Photo : From the Internet

Photo : Howard Lane

Photo : Dave Mant

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection

Photo : Dave Mant

 SRU981 with Hants & Dorset
Photo : Phill Kingston

   If you can correct or enhance the history of the vehicle or claim copyright on an unclaimed photo on this page please email rob@robsly.com and I will be only too happy to incorporate your comments.  

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