Illustrated History for MDL954

Chassis: LD6G 116146 Body: ECW 8616 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LW Configuration: H33/24R, H33/27R, O33/27R
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 11/2021

Last updated : October 8th 2022 (brought up-to-date)

10/1979 - current
Priddle & Cross, Farnham (for preservation). Loaned to Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd., 4/1986 to 2/6/1987 during which it was numbered 500. Loaned to Abacus (West Surrey Preservation Group), Horley for use on Surrey County Council Leisurelink services, 1/1992 to 2/1993. Loaned to the Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum, 8/1997 to c2/2000
5/1956 - 10/1979
Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 544. Altered to H33/27R, 1/1961. Rebuilt to O33/27R and renumbered OT4, 5/1974

MDL954 in 2018
Photo : Reg Vardy
MDL954 in preservation
Photo : Dave Beardmore
MDL954 with Southern Vectis
Photo : Graham Walker
MDL954 in 1963
Photo : Pat Hall

   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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