Illustrated History for NDL490G

Chassis: VRTSL/216 Body: ECW 17787 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H39/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 6/2022

Last updated : June 23rd 2022 (brought up-to-date)

11/2014 - current Adam & John Bryant, Blandford Forum (for further preservation)
12/2011 - 11/2014 622 Splinter Group, Shaftesbury (for further preservation)
8/1999 - 12/2011 Newman, Simmonds & Niblett, Isle of Wight (for preservation). Repaired with parts taken from DPX684W, 7/2001. Roof and upper deck floor replaced
5/1969 - 8/1999 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 622. Withdrawn 10/1985. Converted to tree lopper and renumbered 009, 1/1986. Overhauled and repainted, 9/1993

NDL490G in 2022
Photo : Adam Bryant
NDL490G in 2014
Photo : Adam Bryant
NDL490G in 2011

Photo : Adam Bryant

NDL490G in 1997

Photo : Dave Beardmore

NDL490G as tree lopper with Southern Vectis

Photo : Steve Clements

NDL490G in NBC green livery

Photo : John Law

NDL490G in Tilling green livery
Photo : John Stewart

   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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