Illustrated History for UWV617S


Chassis: VRT/SL3/1148 Body: ECW 22417 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: CO43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 5/2017

Last updated : December 28th 2017 (brought up-to-date)

7/2014 - current
617 Preservation Group, Brighton (for preservation). Repainted in Southdown green and cream livery, 5/2015
1/2006 - 7/2014Andrew Boath, London (non-PCV). Moved to Banbury, 2/2006. Noted in allover advert for Pepsi in Manchester (on a UK-wide tour), 5/2006
3/2004 - 1/2006 Summercourt Travel, Newquay
6/2000 - 3/2004 Chepstow Classic Buses, Chepstow. Loaned to Nostalgiabus, Mitcham, 6/2000 to 10/2000. Still in blue and white livery, 7/2002. Loaned to Roulston (Glasgow Corporation Transport), Glasgow, by 4/2003 to by 3/2004. Used on Glasgow City Tour in GCT livery, by 5/2003
3/1993 - 6/2000 Fife Scottish Omnibuses Ltd. 1107. Top refitted, by 8/1993. St Andrews City Tour blue and white livery, c6/1998
4/1992 - 3/1993 Sussex Coastline Buses Ltd. 617. Withdrawn 6/1992. Reinstated 7/1992. Withdrawn 8/1992. Loaned to United Counties, 25/8/1992 to 29/10/1992 (numbered 760). Withdrawn 3/1993
1/1978 - 4/1992 Southdown Motor Services Ltd. 617. Allover advert for Worthing Guardian, ?/19??
   
















UWV617S in 2017
Photo : David Grimstone
UWV617S in 2014
Photo : Carl English

Photo : Rob Ryder

Photo : Dave Root

Photo : Dan McLean

Photo : Allan Macfarlane

Photo : BVRES Collection

UWV617S in NBC green livery with Southdown
Photo : Darren Tasker

Photo : Richard Worrell

UWV617S in Worthing Guarding allover advertising
Photo : PD3


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