Illustrated History for VTV172S


Chassis: VRT/SL3/1144 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Non-PCV     Last Reported: 8/2014

Last updated : August 4th 2014 (brought up-to-date)

12/2013 - current Island Harbour Marina, Newport, Isle of Wight. Repainted in a re-application of Union Jack livery, 5/2014. Used as an exhibit to promote the Spice Girls
10/2008 - 12/2013
? (Spice Girls fan), ?, U.S.A. Remained in storage in the U.K.
9/2004 - 10/2008 John Davies, Gloucester (dealer). Restored to running condition, 8/2007
12/1998 - 9/2004 Oxford Bus Museum, Long Hanborough. For conversion to a static play area for children and for spares
6/1997 - 12/1998 Action Vehicles (Spice Girls), Shepperton (non-PCV). Converted by Preston Street Coachworks, Faversham and used in the "Spice World" film, ?/1997. Returned to Preston Street Coachworks, Faversham, 1/98
4/1997 - 6/1997 Hardwick (AJS Salvage), Carlton (dealer)
9/1995 - 4/1997 Stagecoach (South) Ltd. (Hampshire Bus) 322. (Hants & Surrey), by 10/95. Renumbered 7322, 11/95. Withdrawn 1/97
6/1995 - 9/1995 Sussex Coastline Buses Ltd. 322
1/1994 - 6/1995 Stagecoach (South) Ltd. (Hampshire Bus) 322. Stored at Aldershot, 12/94. Reinstated (Hants & Surrey), 2/95
12/1993 - 1/1994 Sussex Coastline Buses Ltd. 322. Used on a free service from Chichester Sainsbury's to Farlington
1/1978 - 12/1993 East Midland Motor Services Ltd. 172. Withdrawn 7/93
Spice Bus in 2014

Photo : Island Harbour Marina

Photo : Mark Wilson

Photo : Steve Clements

Photo : Brian Foster

 
     
     
     



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