Illustrated History for BKE857T

Chassis: VRT/SL3/1898 Body: ECW 22972 Series 2
Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 12/2005

Last updated : December 20th 2018 (brought up-to-date)

by 11/1998
Truronian, Truro. Allover yellow livery with black relief and named "Falmouth", by 11/1998. Allover advert livery for Eden Project, 9/2001. Withdrawn and used for spares, by 6/2005. Destroyed by depot fire, 31/12/2005
10/1997 - ?/1998
Wealden, Five Oak Green (dealer). Loaned to Tim's Travel, Sheerness, 5/1998 to 7/1998
5/1979 - 10/1997
The Maidstone & District Motor Services Ltd. 5857. Unibus advertising livery for Invictaway, 7/1981 to 3/1986. "Traditional" Maidstone & District livery, ?/198?. Withdrawn 7/1997


BKE857T in Eden Project advertising livery
Photo : Rob Capel
BKE857T in Truronian schools livery
Photo : Andrew Cameron
BKE857T in 1994
Photo : David Moth
BKE857T in 1988
Photo : Mark Pitman
BKE857T in Invictaway livery
Photo : Paul Hollingsbee
Photo needed in NBC green livery
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