Illustrated History for EWS741W

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2694 Body: ECW 24440 Series 2
Engine: Leyland O680 - Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Exported
    Last Reported: 12/2021

Last updated : April 3rd 2022 (brought up-to-date)

by 12/2010 - current
Hotel den Helder, den Helder, Holland. Incorporated in the fabric of the hotel
11/2004 - ?/20??
Robert van Achterberg (Classic Bus West Nederland), Amsterdam, Holland
4/1999 - 11/2004
Peters (ABus), Brislington. Cream and white Abus livery, 4/1999. Maroon skirt added, by 10/2000. Withdrawn 10/2004
8/1998 - 4/1999
Simon Munden, Bristol (dealer)
1/1996 - 8/1998
Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. (Badgerline) 5533. Firstbus Badgerline livery, by 2/1997. Withdrawn 8/1998
1/1986 - 1/1996
Badgerline Ltd. 5533. Converted back to SCG gearbox, by 4/1994
8/1981 - 1/1986
Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. 5533. Converted to Maxwell gearbox, ?/198?

EWS741W in 2016
Photo : Frans Angevaare
EWS741W with Abus
Photo : Andy Mitchell
EWS741W with Abus
Photo : Andrew Fear
EWS741W in Badgerline livery
Photo : Jeff Day
EWS741W with Badgerline
Photo : Kelvin Amos
EWS741W in Anchor Butter overall advert
Photo : TRCTL11
EWS741W in NBC green livery
Photo : Kelvin Amos

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