Illustrated History for JWV259W

Reregistered GHT110W

Chassis: VRT/SL3/12757 Body: ECW 24661 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 5/2013

Last updated : July 15th 2020 (brought up-to-date)

Orchard, St Day (dealer for scrap)
4/2000 - 5/2013
Western Greyhound, Newquay 2. Repainted in green and white livery, 4/2003. Repainted in latest green livery, 6/2008. Named "Clarissa". Destroyed in a depot fire at Summercourt, 13/5/2013. Reregistered GHT110W (with JWV259W applied to a private car)
4/2000 - 4/2000 Stephenson, Rochford (dealer)
?/1986 - 4/2000 Brighton & Hove Bus & Coach Company Ltd. 259. Repainted in new cream and red livery, 11/1996. Withdrawn 4/2000
2/1981 - ?/1986 Southdown Motor Services Ltd. 259


Photo : Mark Howarth

Photo : Mark Howarth

Photo : Chris Stewart

Photo : Rob Sly

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Photo : Richard Field

JWV259W in 1983

Photo : Alan Snatt Collection

JWV259W in 1982

Photo : Les Eddy


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