Illustrated History for GRP794L

Chassis: VRTSL2-387 Body: ECW 20051 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H39/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 3/2022

Last updated : March 22nd 2022 (brought up-to-date)

1/1997 - current 794 Group, Northampton (for preservation)
1/1973 - 1/1997 United Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. 794. Diverted from a Trent order. Entered service, 2/1973. Used from Kettering depot for entire career. Withdrawn 10/1989, but reinstated after a plea to Brian Souter from the regular driver. Reinstated and used in active preservation. Withdrawn 22/7/1994 but retained for preservation duties. Reinstated, 1/1995. Withdrawn 12/1995
GRP794L preserved in United Counties livery

Photo : BVRES Collection

GRP794L rear view in United Counties livery

Photo : Rob Sly

GRP794L in NBC green livery

Photo : No Low Floors

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