Illustrated History for UFX860S


Chassis: VRT/SL3/975 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: CO43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 2/2015

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

6/2005 - current Dave Upton, Gosport (for preservation)
5/2005 - 6/2005 Simon Munden, Bristol (dealer). Fitted with a replacement back axle, 5/2005
7/2003 - 5/2005 First Somerset & Avon Buses Ltd. 8608. Renumbered 39910, 1/2004. Roof refitted, 10/2004, but not used in service due to rear axle failure. Used for spares, by 2/2005
3/1999 - 7/2003 First Bristol Buses Ltd. (Guide Friday) 8608. Roof refitted and in normal service, 11/2000. Roof refitted, c10/2002. First Tour livery, by 7/2003. Roof (still in Guide Friday colours) refitted, 10/2003
1/1996 - 3/1999 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. (Guide Friday) 8608
1/1986 - 1/1996 Badgerline Ltd. 8608
5/1983 - 1/1986 Bristol Omnibus Company 8608
8/1979 - 5/1983 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 710
10/1977 - 8/1979 Hants & Dorset Motor Services Ltd. 3379
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Photo : Dave Upton

Photo : Dave Upton

Photo : Ben Morroll

Photo : Andy Mitchell

Photo : Ian Kirby

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Rob Sly

Photo : Rob Sly

Photo : Kelvin Amos

Photo : Rob Sly

Photo : Rob Sly

 

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