Illustrated History for VDV753

Chassis: LDL6G 134104 Body: ECW 9578 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LW Configuration: H33/27RD, O33/27RD
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 3/2015

Last updated : March 30st 2015 (brought up-to-date)

12/2014 - current Bristol Vintage Bus Group, Bristol (for preservation)
10/1999 - 12/2014
Rexquote (Quantock Motor Services), Bishops Lydeard. Used on Taunton Deane Heritage Tour, summer 2000
5/1987 - 10/1999 Roberts, Croydon (for preservation). Loaned to Squirrell, Hitcham, 9/87 to c6/98. For sale at 20000 pounds (as part of a pair with VDV752), 7/95. Kept at Eastern Transport Collection, Norwich, by 7/96. Roberts moved to Kentish Town, by 5/98
5/1979 - 5/1987 Eastern Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. OT2
12/1957 - 5/1979 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 1936. Converted to O37/33RD and named "Sir Humphry Davy", 5/73. NBC green livery, 5/73. NBC red livery, 6/77. Loaned to Eastern Counties, 6/78 to 9/78

Photo : Bob Wingrove

Photo : Mark Pitman

Photo : Peter Horrex

Photo : Mike Penn

Photo : From the Internet


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