Illustrated History for NTC573R


Chassis: VRT/SL3/620 Body: ECW 22110 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/27D, H43/31F
Status: Spares     Last Reported: 8/2011

Last updated : May 23rd 2021 (brought up-to-date)

12/2005 - current Colin Billington, Maidenhead (preservationist for spares)
2/2004 - 12/2005 First Devon & Cornwall Ltd. 38573. Withdrawn following an accident, 12/2004. Repaired and reinstated, 1/2005. Withdrawn 4/2005
3/1999 - 2/2004 First Western National Buses Ltd. 1262. Renumbered 38573, 1/2004
1/1999 - 3/1999 Western National Ltd. 1262. Altered to H43/31F and to fleet livery, 2/1999
1/1994 - 1/1999 Provincial Bus Company Ltd. (People's Provincial) 215. Renumbered 515, 9/1994. Renumbered 502, 7/1996
5/1977 - 1/1994 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. C5097. Renumbered 5097, 7/1978. Phoenix Assurance overall advert, 6/1979. RK Motors overall advert, 7/1982. UBM Ford , 10/1983. CMG overall advert, 10/1985. Children's World, 12/1987. City Line fleet livery, 2/1990. Loaned to Badgerline Ltd. (for Pilton Pop Festival), 26-30/6/1992. Withdrawn 12/1993




























Photo : Terry Partridge

Photo : Colin Grafham

Photo : Rob Sly

NTC573R in 1998
Photo : CWG43

Photo : Kelvin Amos

Photo : Gareth Crowther

Photo : John Armstrong

Photo : Rob Sly

Photo : Carl Berry

Photo : Kelvin Amos

Photo : Bob Tarling

Photo : Andy Mitchell

   If you can correct or enhance the history of the vehicle or claim copyright on an unclaimed photo on this page please email rob@robsly.com and I will be only too happy to incorporate your comments.  

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