Illustrated History for WTU494W


Chassis: VRT/SL3/2812 Body: ECW 24554 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O501 - Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 8/2015

Last updated : May 24th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

by 12/2014 - current
Travlon Coachlines, Lincoln, New Zealand. Totally refurbished and returned to service, by 8/2015
c?/2009 - ?/20??
?, Waitati, New Zealand. Used as a static caravan at the old Waitati Post Office
by 1/1994 - ?/20?? Dunedin City Corporation, Dunedin, New Zealand. Painted in red "Citysights" livery with local registration RP.6117. Fitted with a Gardner 6LXB, ?/2003. Refurbished and painted in First City Tours livery, c8/2004
9/1992 - ?/199? Redruth, ?, New Zealand (dealer)
6/1992 - 9/1992 Brakell, Cheam (dealer)
5/1992 - 6/1992 Lister, Bolton (dealer)
5/1992 - 5/1992 Southend Transport Ltd. 354 (dealer)
2/1990 - ?/1992 P.M.T. Ltd. DVL494. Renumbered 2494, c3/92. Withdrawn 4/92
11/1989 - 2/1990 The Bee Line Buzz Company Ltd. DVL494. Withdrawn 2/90
2/1981 - 11/1989 Crosville Motor Services Ltd. DVL494
WTU494W in 2015
Photo : Dylan Roberts

Photo : Mick Turpin

Photo : Colin Rees

Photo : Derek Cheng

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo :Graham Senior







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