Illustrated History for PDL519

Chassis: LD6G 138108 Body: ECW 10312 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LW Configuration: H8/16RD
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 6/2024

Last updated : June 18th 2024 (brought up-to-date)

by 11/2021 - current Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum, Newport, Isle of Wight (for preservation)
9/1978 - ?/2021 Top Deck Travel, Horsell. Named 'Tadpoles'. Severely damaged in a rear end shunt in France, ?/1980. Repaired and reinstated. Moved to Earls Court, 1/1996. Made the final overland tour to Kathmandu, 9/1997. Loaned to Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum, 7/1998. Used on a further overland tour leaving London on September 26th and arriving in Kathmandu on December 19th 2011. Shipped back to the UK via Italy, arrived 3/2012
6/1978 - 9/1978 Norths, Sherburn-in-Elmet (dealer)
6/1958 - 6/1978 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 559. Withdrawn 4/1978

Photo : Gav Rowney

Photo : From the Internet

Photo : Michael Taylor

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