Illustrated History for URF668S


Chassis: VRT/SL3/1104 Body: ECW Engine: Leyland O501 - Gardner 6LX - Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 5/2006

Last updated : September 8th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

by 12/2006 Unknown dealer for scrap
2/2004 - ?/2006 First Devon & Cornwall Ltd. 38668 (driver trainer). Withdrawn and used for spares, 5/2006
3/1999 - 2/2004 First Western National Buses Ltd. 1259. Barbie 2 livery for driver training duties, 7/2002. Upper deck converted for use as a classroom, 10/2003. Renumbered 38668, 1/2004
4/1996 - 3/1999 Western National Ltd. 1259. Acquired for spares, but to service, 5/96. Repainted in Firstbus fleet livery, 8/96. Fitted with the Gardner 6LX engine from WDM341R, ??/96. Engine described as "gutless" so replaced by a 6LXB, by 5/97
2/1996 - 4/1996 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. (Durbin) 5502. Withdrawn 3/96
8/1992 - 2/1996 Durbin Coaches Ltd. (Orange Bus Company)
?/19?? - 8/1992 P.M.T. Ltd. 668. (Crosville), by 3/91. Withdrawn 8/92
1/1978 - ?/19?? Potteries Motor Traction Ltd. 668

Photo : Dave Root

Photo : Carl Berry

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Chris Tunstall

Photo : Cliff Beeton

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