Illustrated History for VDV135S


Chassis: VRT/SL3/1024 Body: ECW 22428 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: CO43/31F
Status: Non-PCV     Last Reported: 9/2015

Last updated : February 28th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

c1/2015 - current The Drinks Bus, Leicester (mobile bar)
2/2007 - ?/201? DJ Catering, Leicester (non-PCV). Converted for use as a mobile bar
c10/2001 - 2/2007 Wheels Museum of Heritage Tranport, Nuneaton (preserved). Pseudo-Crosville black and white "open-top" livery, c10/2001
8/2001 - ?/2001 Simon Munden, Bristol (dealer)
6/1992 - 8/2001 Bayline Ltd. 935. Stored at Sidmouth, by 11/92. Roof stored in vandalised condition at Exmouth, by 11/92. Reinstated and renamed "Ark Royal", by 9/93. Roof replaced, 11/93. Loaned to Devon General, 18-20/5/95. Reroofed, 9/96. Allover advert for "Paignton Zoo" and "Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway", 2/97. Roof refitted and used in normal service, by 11/2000
1/1983 - 6/1992 Devon General Ltd. 935. Loaned to Bristol Omnibus Company, 7/8/83 to 10/9/83 (in exchange for PHY 701S). Named "Exeter". Withdrawn 8/91. Reinstated 5/92
11/1977 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 935
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
VDV135S in 2014
Photo : Busmadman

Photo : John Underhill

Photo : Ben Morroll

Photo : Allan Macfarlane

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Terry Partridge

Photo : Kelvin Amos

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Kelvin Amos

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : BVRES Collection

 

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