Illustrated History for AFJ705T

Chassis: VRT/SL3/1594 Body: ECW 23412 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F, O43/31F
Status: Scrapped
    Last Reported: 9/2014

Last updated : November 11th 2022 (brought up-to-date)

Unknown Carlton dealer for scrap
2/2006 - ?/2014
Chepstow Classic Buses, Chepstow. Hired to Lancaster Leisure, Woolacombe, 5/2006 to 1/2012. Used for spares, by 9/2014
5/2004 - 2/2006 Simon Munden, Bristol (dealer). Kept at Winkleigh. Converted to open-top, 2/2006
3/1999 - 5/2004 First Western National Buses Ltd. 1140. Withdrawn 4/2003. Sent to Bude for storage
1/1983 - 3/1999 Western National Ltd. 1140. Flambards Triple Theme Park overall livery, 4/1995. New fleet livery, 4/1997. Allover blue/grey livery for Royal Air Force, with front and rear in fleet livery, by 5/1998
12/1978 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 1140

AFJ705T in 2014
Photo : Dan Shears
AFJ705T in 2006

Photo : Dave Godley

AFJ705T in 2006

Terry Partridge

AFJ705T in 2003

Photo : Chris Stewart

AFJ705T in later Flambards livery
Photo : Jeff Lloyd Collection
AFJ705T in earlier Flambards livery
Photo : Phil Doddridge Collection
AFJ705T in Birds Eye livery

Photo : Kelvin Amos

AFJ705T in Citybus livery

Photo : Terry Partridge

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AFJ705T in NBC green livery

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