Illustrated History for JWV273W

Reregistered WJI2849, JWV273W

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2887 Body: ECW 24675 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O680 -  Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 5/2020

Last updated : May 21st 2020 (brought up-to-date)

2/2008 - current Matt & Richard Aldous, Hampshire (for preservation)
4/2000 - 2/2008 Opperman (Wootten), Chesham W9. Reregistered WJI2849, by 12/2000. Extensively refurbished during 2002. Reregistered JWV273W, 3/2006
4/2000 - 4/2000 Stephenson, Rochford (dealer). Loaned to Ward, Alresford, 4/2000
?/1986 - 4/2000 Brighton & Hove Bus & Coach Company Ltd. 273. Re-engined with Gardner 6LXB from a Southdown VR, 11/1992. Repainted in revised cream and red livery, by 12/1996. Withdrawn 2/2000
4/1981 - ?/1986 Southdown Motor Services Ltd. 273

JWV273W in 2018
Photo : Richard Aldous
JWV273W in later Woottens livery

Photo : Michael Wootten

JWV273W with Wootten

Photo : Michael Wootten

JWV273W in later Brighton & Hove livery

Photo : Rob Sly

 JWV273W in Brighton & Hove livery
Photo : Stephen Day Collection
 JWV273W in NBC green livery
Photo : Robert Appleton

   If you can correct or enhance the history of the vehicle or claim copyright on an unclaimed photo on this page please email and I will be only too happy to incorporate your comments.  

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