Illustrated History for NCD559M

Chassis: VRT/SL2/616 Body: ECW 20551 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 9/2012

Last updated : December 17th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

5/2007 Cardiff Transport Preservation Group, Cardiff (preservationists for spares). Scrapped, 9/2012
3/2003 - 5/2007 Bristol VR Enthusiasts Society, Lightwater (for preservation)
7/1991 - 3/2003 Lotus 7 Club of Great Britain, Cranleigh (non-PCV). Named "Beryl the Bus". Kept on a farm about 10 miles south of Leicester, by 2/2000
3/1988 - 7/1991 Wells (Locations), Worthing (non-PCV). Converted by Southdown,the rear quarter of the roof being removed to form a balcony, longitudinal seating with lockers underneath fitted upstairs. Kitchen area, toilet, storage lockers fitted on lower deck, external drop-down stage fitted on nearside. Painted in dark green with a yellow band. Withdrawn 10/90
11/1973 - 3/1988 Southdown Motor Services Ltd. 559

Photo : Dale Tringham


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