Illustrated History for VVV952W

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2880 Body: ECW 24701 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 4/2023

Last updated : April 29th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

12/2005 - current Chris Fosbury, Brighton (for preservation). Moved to Blaenau Ffestiniog, 12/2008. Restored in NBC green livery, 6/2018
9/2005 - 12/2005 Tees Valley Luxury Coaches, Middlesbrough
by 10/2003 - 9/2005 Jowett (Ellie Rose), Hull. Fleet livery, by 4/2004
by 6/2002 - ?/2003 Continental Coaches, Eston. Blue fleet livery, by 9/2002. Withdrawn c1/2003
4/2002 - ?/2002 Unknown owner in the U.K.
1/2002 - 4/2002 Maye (Mayfield Travel), Manchester. Not used in service. Sold at BCA Auctions, Belle Vue, 4/2002
6/1999 - 1/2002 Cooper (Buckby's), Rothwell. Fleet livery (red white and blue), by 3/2001
4/1981 - 6/1999 United Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. 952. Allover advert for Chiltern Radio, by ?/1990. Allover advert for Bedford Leisure Park, by ?/1993

VVV952W in 2021
Photo : Chris Fosbury
VVV952W undergoing preparation for repaint
Photo : KK70088
VVV952W with Jowett

Photo : Steve Harrison

VVV952W with Continental Coaches

Photo : Phil Logie

VVV952W with Cooper

Photo : Martin Roberts

VVV952W with Cooper prior to repaint

Photo : Paul Leonard

VVV952W in Stagecoach livery
Photo : Mark Bowerbank
VVV952W in allover advert for Bedford Leisure Park

Photo : Dave Beardmore

VVV952W in 1990
Photo : Philip Hambling
VVV952W in United Counties livery
Photo : Nick Doolan Collection
VVV952W in NBC green livery

Photo : BVRES Collection

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