Illustrated History for VEX285X

Chassis: VRT/SL3/3091 Body: ECW 24933 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F, CH41/25F, H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 7/2002

Last updated : 6th January 2021 (brought up-to-date) 

5/2002 Jordan, Coltishall (dealer for scrap). Broken up, c7/2002
11/1998 - 5/2002 First Eastern Counties Buses Ltd. 285
9/1981 - 11/1998 Eastern Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. VR285. Altered to CH41/25F and repainted in "Eastline" livery, 3/1984. Withdrawn 11/1992, after an accident. Repaired and reinstated, by 6/1995. Renumbered 285, 1/1996. Refurbished and altered to H43/31F, by 11/1996. Loaned to Northampton Transport, 11-13/4/1998

Photo : Peter Horrex

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Mark Pitman

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