Illustrated History for TRB589F


Chassis: FLF6G 236296 Body: ECW 16989 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LW Configuration: H38/32F
Status: Scrapped
    Last Reported: 4/2024

Last updated : April 5th 2024 (brought up-to-date)

4/2024
Bird, Stratford-upon-Avon (dealer for scrap)
3/2024 - 4/2024
James Eastwood, Bourton-on-the-Hill (for further spares)
11/2018 - 3/2024
Rob Sly, Tewkesbury (preservationist for spares). Engine and transmission used to repair KRU224F. Heavily cannibalised for spares, by 5/2022
11/2017 - 11/2018
Glyn Plevin, Wirral (for further preservation)
4/2014 - 11/2017
Ian Rudd, Porthmadog (for further preservation). Moved to Appleby, by 10/2017
8/2010 - 4/2014
Dave Mulpeter (Seaford & District), Seaford. Not used in service
4/2010 - 8/2010 Viv Carter, Ipswich (for further preservation)
by 1/2008 - 4/2010 Dunsmore, Larkhall (dealer). Kept in the yard of McKindless, Wishaw surrounded by scrap vehicles
by 10/2006 - ?/200? Dave Forrest, Walton (for further preservation)
3/1997 - ?/200? Steve Graham, Widnes (for preservation)
c?/1990 - 3/1997 Isle of Wight Playbus Association, Newport, Isle of Wight (playbus). Sponsored for 4000 by Safeway, ?/1992. Withdrawn 11/1996
1/1988 - ?/1990 Mobile Activity Association, Shalfleet, Isle of Wight (non-PCV). To service, 6/1988
12/1981 - 1/1988 London Borough of Wandsworth (non-PCV) 942
12/1981 - 12/1981 Ensign. Purfleet (dealer)
12/1981 - 12/1981 APT, Lincoln (dealer)
7/1976 - 12/1981 East Midland Motor Services Ltd. 494. Withdrawn ?/1981
6/1968 - 7/1976 Mansfield District Traction Company Ltd. 694. Renumbered B694, ?/1972. Renumbered B494, ?/1975
TRB589F in 2024
Photo : Rob Sly
TRB589F in 2010

Photo : Viv Carter

TRB589F in later playbus livery

Photo : Dave Beardmore

TRB589F in initial playbus livery

Photo : Steve Vallance

TRB589F in NBC green livery
Photo : Glenn Aitken  
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TRB589F with accident damage
Photo : John Allcock


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