Illustrated History for LJN648P

Chassis: VRTSL3-179 Body: ECW 21192 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O501 Configuration: H39/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 8/2001

Last updated : 7th February 2017 (brought up-to-date)

by 3/2001 Lee Hanford, Swansea (preservationist for spares). Damaged in the arson attack which destroyed ECY990V, 8/2001. Presumed scrapped
3/1999 - ?/200? First Cymru Buses Ltd. 38 (driver trainer). Withdrawn by 7/2000
4/1997 - 3/1999 South Wales Transport Company Ltd. 38 (driver trainer)
1/1997 - 4/1997 Skillplace Training, Port Talbot (driver trainer)
8/1992 - 1/1997 Brewer Ltd. 648. Renumbered 938, by 6/93. Withdrawn 7/93. Converted to driver trainer (Skillplace) and renumbered 38, 7/93
3/1992 - 8/1992 United Welsh Coaches Ltd U648. Used on school contracts
12/1975 - 3/1992 Eastern National Omnibus Company Ltd. 3053. Withdrawn 1/92

Following fire damage in an arson attack which destroyed ECY990V. It is believed to have been subsequently scrapped

Photo : William Blower

Seen while in use as a training vehicle with First Cymru in 1999

Photo: Paul Forbes

Skillplace training livery

Photo: Peter Horrex Collection

On arrival at Port Talbot, still in Eastern National livery in 1992

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection

In Queen's Silver Jubilee livery, 1977

Photo : Steve Wright


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