Illustrated History for FDV807V

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2173 Body: ECW 24135 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 10/2006

Last updated : December 8th 2022 (brought up-to-date)

10/2006 Flashman, Gunnislake (dealer for scrap)
2/2004 - 10/2006 First Devon & Cornwall Ltd. 38807. Withdrawn and used for spares, 6/2006
3/1999 - 2/2004 First Western National Buses Ltd. 1175. Repainted in Red Bus livery, 2/2000. Lower panels repainted blue, 5/2001. Returned to Red Bus (still blue!!), ?/2001. Moved to Plymouth, c7/2002. Moved to Cornwall, by 2/2003. Withdrawn (engine failure), 4/2003. Reinstated, by 7/2003. Renumbered 38807, 1/2004
1/1983 - 3/1999 Western National Ltd. 1175. Refurbished, by 6/1997. Blue and white fleet livery, 8/1997
3/1980 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 1175

FDV807V in First Western National livery
Photo : Phil Doddridge Collection
FDV807V in 2000
Photo : Ian Kirby
FDV807V in First Western National livery

Photo : Modelstone Bus Club

FDV807V in interim livery

Photo : Kelvin Amos

FDV807V in Birds Eye livery

Photo : Jos van Hemert

 FDV807V in allover advert for National Shire Horse Centre
Photo : Stephen Day
FDV807V in NBC green livery
Photo : Phil Doddridge Collection

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