Illustrated History for ABD253B

Chassis: RELH6G 212058
Body: ECW
Engine: Gardner 6HLX - 6HLXB
Configuration: C47F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 12/2020

Last updated : March 6th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

1/2009 - current
Richard Sinclair, Bournemouth (for further preservation). Fitted with a Gardner 6HLXB engine during restoration
9/2002 - 1/2009
Terry Hussey et al, Basingstoke (for further preservation)
by 2/2001 - 9/2002
Chelveston Preservation Society, Chelveston (for further preservation)
10/1992 - ?/200?
Crowther, High Wycombe (for preservation). Intended to be made available for use by Classic Coaches, High Wycombe, but remained in store
4/1980 - 10/1992
St John Ambulance, Bletchley (non-PCV)
3/1964 - 4/1980
United Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. 253. Withdrawn 12/1979

ABD253B in 2020
Photo : Steve Thorpe
ABD253B in 2002
Photo : Mark Webb
ABD253B in 1982
Photo : Andy Warton
ABD253B in National white coach livery
Photo : Graham Ledger
Photo required of ABD253B in NBC dual-purpose livery
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ABD253B in Tilling dual-purpose livery
Photo : Grahame Wareham
ABD253B in Tilling coach livery
Photo : Paul Bateson
Photo required of ABD253B in green and cream United Counties coach livery
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Photo required of ABD253B in Tilling green livery
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