Illustrated History for VEX296X

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2977 Body: ECW 24778 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 3/2006

Last updated : October 14th 2022 (brought up-to-date)

Chepstow Classic Buses, Chepstow. Loaned to 2 Travel, Swansea, 9/2002. Loaned to Langley, Chepstow, 9/2002 to ?/200?. Withdrawn by 7/2003. Loaned to Hughlowe Farms, Merewith, c4/2004. Used for spares (rear axle used to repair VDV122S), 3/2006. Presumed scrapped
4/2000 - 8/2002 Jones (East End Coaches), Clydach. Allover white livery for a local nightclub contract. Withdrawn (ceased trading), 8/2002
10/1999 - 4/2000 Oare, Brynford
9/1999 - 10/1999 West Kent Coach Sales, West Kingsdown (dealer)
3/1999 - 9/1999 Chivers (Boxlander), High Wycombe. Painted in an orange, white and black livery
3/1999 - 3/1999 West Kent Coach Sales, West Kingsdown (dealer). Collected directly from Cambus
3/1999 - 3/1999 Fleetlink, Liverpool (dealer)
9/1984 - 3/1999 Cambus Ltd. 744. Withdrawn 5/1998
8/1981 - 9/1984 Eastern Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. VR296. Delivered to United Counties in NBC green livery as fleet number 969, 7/1981. Transferred to Eastern Counties and repainted red before entering service


Cambridge, 9/1981

VEX296X with Chepstow Classic

Photo : Ken Lansdowne

VEX296X in 2000

Photo : William Blower

VEX296X in 1999
Photo : Stuart Gilkes
VEX296X in Cambus livery
Photo : Dave Beardmore
VEX296X in allover advertising livery for Cambridge Business Park
Photo : Clive Brown
VEX296X in allover advertising livery for Camglaze
Photo : Sydney Eade
VEX296X in NBC red livery
Photo : Donald Hudson 

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