Illustrated History for VPW85S


Chassis: VRT/SL3/563 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 7/2016

Last updated : July 18th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

8/2004 - current Julian Patterson, Kings Lynn (for preservation)
by 9/2003 - 8/2004 Sleafordian, Sleaford
3/1997 - ?/2003 Wing, Sleaford 102
2/1997 - 3/1997 PVS, Carlton (dealer)
9/1989 - 2/1997 Viscount Bus & Coach Company Ltd. B43. Renumbered 714, 2/96. Withdrawn 12/96
9/1984 - 9/1989 Cambus Ltd. 714
11/1976 - 9/1984 Eastern Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. VR190. Ordered by Waveney District Council before takeover by Eastern Counties. Intended to have been registered RPW190R but retained by Bristol Commercial Vehicles for roller brake testing. Returned to ECW for reversion to as-new condition, 8/77. First registered for use, 9/77
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Photo : Julian Patterson

Photo : Rob Bennett

Photo : Rob Bennett

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Julian Patterson

Photo : Maurice Doggett

Photo : Maurice Doggett

Photo : Julian Patterson Collection

 

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