Illustrated History for UVT49X (Last Production VR)

Chassis: VRT/SL3/3101 Body: ECW 25065 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: CH41/29F
Status: Stolen, presumed scrapped     Last Reported: 6/2013

Last updated : December 6th 2013 (brought up-to-date)

 5/1998 Integrated Transport Group Ltd., North Anston 0049 (for further preservation). Fitted with a new lower-deck floor, gearbox, panelling and seats. Reported as stolen and likely scrapped, 5/6/2013
11/1997 - 5/1998 Northern Bus Company, North Anston 0049 (for preservation)
8/1992 - 11/1997 Crosville Wales Ltd. EVG49. Fitted with video playing system in the lower deck, 12/6/96 (the system was designed to play music and advertising videos to passengers but never received any business and was not used commercially)
by 1/1989- 8/1992 Midland Fox Ltd. 1149. Withdrawn 8/92
?/1981 - ?/198? Stevenson's of Uttoxeter Ltd. 49

Fully restored in Crosville Wales livery, 2000

Photo : David Dyer

Receiving new panelwork during restoration at North Anston, May 1998

Photo : Michael Hill

In service with Midland Fox in their yellow and red fleet livery 

Photo : Ian Simpson

Later version of Stevensons livery

Photo : BVRES Collection

As delivered to Stevensons 

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection


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