Illustrated History for VRB524

Chassis: LD6G 104022 Body: ECW 7355 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LW Configuration: H33/25RD
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 6/2007

Last updated : February 28th 2018 (brought up-to-date)

by 12/1995 ?, Negril, Jamaica. Very heavily derelict and vandalised, by 12/2003. Believed gone, probably scrapped, by 1/2010
11/1973 - ?/19?? Montego Bay Municipal Transport, Montego Bay, Jamaica
?/197? - 11/1973 Norths, Sherburn-in-Elmet (dealer)
?/1969 - ?/197? West Riding Automobile Company Ltd. 412
3/1955 - ?/1969 Midland General Omnibus Company Ltd. 438
VRB524 in 2006
By 2006 the bus had almost totally disappeared in the undergrowth.

Photo : From the Internet

VRB524 in 2003
By 2003 the bus was showing some signs of disappearing in the undergrowth and had been repainted in a remarkable colour scheme.

Photo : From the Internet

VRB524 in 1995
Seen whilst still relatively intact and clear of undergrowth at Negril, 1995.

Photo : Robert Morrison

VRB524 in West Riding livery
Beautiful colour study taken in August 1969 soon after acquisition by West Riding.

Photo : Dale Tringham

VRB524 in Midland General livery
Original blue and cream Midland General livery

Photo : Derek Brown Collection 

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