Illustrated History for 838AFM

Chassis: LD6G 120098 Body: ECW 8498 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LW Configuration: H33/27RD
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 2/2024

Last updated : February 3rd 2024 (brought up-to-date)

?/2016 - current
Kelvin Platt, Stockport (for further preservation)
4/2015 - ?/2016
Ray Steele, Crewe (for preservation)
8/2004 - 4/2015
Geoff Heginbotham, Manchester (for preservation)
7/1999 - 8/2004 Rexquote (Heritage Motor Services), Bishops Lydeard. Used on Weston-super-Mare Tour, summer 2000. Green and cream livery, by 6/2003. Used as wet weather cover on Exmoor Explorer service 400
7/1998 - 7/1999 Integrated Transport Group Ltd., Anston MG881
3/1990 - 7/1998 North Western Road Car Company Ltd. 934 (driver trainer). Reinstated in passenger service and renumbered DLG881, 3/1993
5/1957 - 3/1990 Crosville Motor Services Ltd. MG881. Renumbered DLG881, 5/1958. Withdrawn ?/1979 (had been the last closed top LD in service with Crosville). Converted to driver trainer and renumbered G881, 3/1979

838AFM in 2022
Photo : Ernest Edwards
838AFM in 2012

Photo : Philip Higgs

838AFM with Rexquote

Photo : From the Internet

838AFM in 2000

Photo : Mark Pitman

838AFM with North Western

Photo : BVRES Collection

838AFM as driver trainer with Crosville

Photo : Peter Relf

838AFM in NBC green livery
Photo : Adrian Griffiths
838AFM in Tilling green livery
Photo : Stuart Johnson

   If you can correct or enhance the history of the vehicle or claim copyright on an unclaimed photo on this page please email and I will be only too happy to incorporate your comments.  

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