Illustrated History for BDV318L

Chassis: LH6L LH/754 Body: Marshall 35108 Engine: Leyland O401 Configuration: DP39F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 8/2023

Last updated : August 7th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

1/2017 - current Steve Cocks, Carnmenellis (for further preservation)
5/2013 - 1/2017
Lee Shephard, Camborne (for further preservation)
12/1998 - 5/2013 Steve Cocks, Carnmenellis (for preservation). Restored in Royal Blue livery, ?/2004
by 6/1986 - 12/1998 Willis, Bodmin. Withdrawn by 7/1996. Reinstated, by 8/1998. Ceased trading, 12/1998
1/1983 - ?/198? Western National Ltd. 1318
11/1973 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 1318

BDV318L preserved in Royal Blue livery

Photo : Ken Baker

BDV318L rear view
Photo : Les Eddy
BDV318L undergoing repaint in 2004
Photo : Simon Coates
BDV318L with Willis of Bodmin

Photo : Terry Partridge

BDV318L in NBC green with Cornwall Busways fleetnames
Photo : M & T Stapley
BDV318L in NBC green with Cornish Fairways fleetnames

Photo : Roger King

BDV318L in National white livery
Photo : Mike Street
Photo needed of BDV318L in original Royal Blue livery

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