Illustrated History for UFX859S

Chassis: VRT/SL3/970 Body: ECW 22388 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: CO43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 2/1993

Last updated : April 12th 2017 (brought up-to-date)

2/1993 Commercial & PSV Dismantlers, ? (dealer for scrap)
1/1986 - 2/1993 Badgerline Ltd. 8607. Damaged by fire, 11/12/92. Engine and gearbox used in EWS749W
5/1983 - 1/1986 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. 8607
6/1979 - 5/1983 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 709
10/1977 - 6/1979 Hants & Dorset Motor Services Ltd. 3378

Fire-damaged and partially cannibalised for spares in early 1993 (Rob Sly)

In winter with its top on in regular service in Bath Tour livery (Kelvin Amos)

Running in regular service with its top fitted when allocated to Bath (Kelvin Amos)

Bristol Rally, August 1983. Livery carried during its first season with  BOC at Weston-super-Mare (Kelvin Amos)

Isle of Wight, 1982 (Busspotter)

April 1979 towards the end of its first career with Hants & Dorset (Dave Mant)

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