Illustrated History for TDL564K

Chassis: RELL3/1528 Body: ECW 19348 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6HLX Configuration: B53F, O53F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 5/2023

Last updated : June 4th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

9/2018 - current
Tim Moss, Bolton (for further preservation). Used by Midland Vectis, Nottingham and fitted with their branding, ?/2022
4/2013 - 9/2018 Derek Gawn, Cork, Republic of Ireland (for preservation). Repainted and prepared for service with Mendip Mule, 1/2015. Used on Jurassic Mule services, summer 2016 - 2018
5/2000 - 4/2013 John Golding (Village Bus Company), Wellow, Isle of Wight. Stored at Isle of Wight Bus Museum, by 4/2001
1/2000 - 5/2000 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 864
5/1998 - 1/2000 Traditional Bus Company, Sandown, Isle of Wight 2. Operated on a Gawn, Newport disc, 5/1998. Named "Muffin", 5/1998
7/1971 - 5/1998 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 864. Converted to O53F (Shanklin's Pony), 6/86. Loaned to Westbrook Travel of Ryde, summer 1993. Fitted with new floor and platform, winter 1996/7. Withdrawn 4/1998

TDL564K in 2022
Photo : Tim Moss
TDL564K in 2015
Photo : Tim Weatherup
TDL564K in 2008

Photo : Robin Harrison

TDL564K in 2008 - rear view

Photo : Dave Beardmore

TDL564K in NBC green livery

Photo : Peter Relf

TDL564K on delivery run to IoW
Photo : Derek Gawn  

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

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