Illustrated History for VDV142S

Chassis: VRT/SL3/1175 Body: ECW 22429 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: CO43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 6/2021

Last updated : July 8th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

Link : YouTube video

8/2018 - current
Neil Halliday, Shipley (for further preservation). Restored in NBC red and white open-top livery, ?/2019
c10/2017 - 8/2018
Simon Wiles, Leeds (for preservation)
9/2008 - ?/2017
Chepstow Classic Buses, Chepstow. Loaned to Vinson, Faversham to transport fruit pickers, ?/2011. Repainted in allover blue livery, 5/2014
8/2006 - 9/2008 Terry Partridge, Saltash (for preservation)
7/2003 - 8/2006 First Hampshire & Dorset Buses Ltd. 942. Renumbered 38642, 1/2004. Renumbered 39942, by 7/2004. Withdrawn 7/2006
4/2001 - 7/2003 First Southern National Ltd. 942. Barbie 2 livery, 4/2002
1/1983 - 4/2001 Southern National Ltd. 942. Named "Lawrence of Arabia", by 5/1998
3/1978 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 942

VDV142S restored in NBC red and white open-top livery
Photo : Phil Logie
VDV142S in 2014
Photo : Jon Gulliver
VDV142S in allover white livery with Chepstow Classic

Photo : Mick Stilwell

VDV142S in First Open Top livery in Weymouth

Photo : Richard Stedall

VDV142S in First Barbie 2 livery with roof off

Photo : Colin Rees

VDV142S in First Barbie 2 livery with roof on

Photo : Terry Partridge

VDV142S in Southern National open-top livery
Photo : Dave Beardmore
VDV142S in Southern National NBC open-top livery
Photo : Vince Minto
VDV142S in Devon General NBC open-top livery
Photo : Les Eddy

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

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