Illustrated History for KHW309E


Chassis: RELL3/125 Body: ECW 16465 Series 2
Engine: Leyland O680 Configuration: B53F, B44D
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 6/2021

Last updated : June 26th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

9/2009 - current
Stroud RE Group (for further preservation). Extensive restoration completed, 6/2016. Repainted in NBC red livery, 6/2021
7/2004 - 9/2009
1003 Western Pioneer, Gloucester (for further preservation). Repainted in CDT red livery, ?/2007
6/2001 - 7/2004 Simon Jennings, Paulton (for further preservation). Repainted in red and cream livery, c9/2002
3/1998 - 6/2001 Stroud RE Group, Stroud (for further preservation). Repainted in NBC red livery, by 1/2000
11/1981 - 3/1998 Cheltenham Bus Preservation Group, Tewkesbury (for preservation). Restored in red and cream livery, ?/198?
3/1980 - 11/1981 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. 1003. Withdrawn 7/81
6/1967 - 3/1980 Cheltenham District Traction Company Ltd. 1003. Rebuilt to B44D, 1/1970




















KHW309E repainted in 2021
Photo : Mike Ede
In preserved Cheltenham District livery

Photo : Andy Powis

In preserved NBC red livery

Photo : Andy Mitchell

In preserved Cheltenham District OMO livery

Photo : Paul Jones

Rear view in preserved Cheltenham District OMO livery

Photo : Rob Sly

KHW309E in NBC green livery
Photo : Neil Halliday
KHW309E in NBC red livery
Photo supplied by Mark Hampson
KHW309E in Cheltenham OMO livery

Photo supplied by Mark Hampson

KHW309E in Cheltenham District livery

Photo : Andy Mitchell Collection

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