Illustrated History for LFS303F

Chassis: VRTLL/124 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H47/36F
Status: Preserved      Last Reported: 7/2016

Last updated : August 6th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

3/2002 - current Julian Patterson, Kings Lynn (for preservation). Moved from Coltishall to Lathalmond, 9/2004. YDL671T used as spares donor for running units. Body repairs completed and repainted in NBC red livery, 10/2005
1/1986 - 3/2002 Jordan, Coltishall (dealer)
2/1973 - 1/1986 Eastern Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. VR303. Renumbered VR308, 8/81
12/1968 - 2/1973 Eastern Scottish AA303

Looking resplendent in its new coat of NBC red paint with Eastern Counties fleetnames

Photo : Julian Patterson

Further progress with the restoration in July 2005

Photo : Julian Patterson

Restoration well under way at Lathalmond in January 2005

Photo : Julian Patterson

Extracted from its resting place at Coltishall in March 2002

Photo : Julian Patterson

Rear end view of the ravages wrought by sixteen winters in the open

Photo : Julian Patterson

On discovery at Coltishall after sixteen years exposed to the elements

Photo : Julian Patterson

In service with Eastern Counties during NBC days

Photo : Mark Pitman

As delivered - in service with Eastern Scottish

Photo : Ian Wylie Collection

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