Illustrated History for VHB678S

Chassis: VRT/SL3/1430 Body: ECW 23208 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O501 Configuration: H43/31F, CO43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 1/2018

Last updated : November 7th 2019 (brought up-to-date)

?/2018 - current
Unknown owner in Ashington, West Sussex (for preservation)
1/2018 - ?/2018
Dave Mulpeter (Seaford & District), Seaford. Not used in service
1/2015 - 1/2018
Paul Scurlock, Llanharan (for further preservation)
5/2010 - 1/2015 Ian Barlow, Simon Stanley & Matt Carroll, Barry (for further preservation). Restored in allover white with red stripe livery, 5/2010
by 11/2004 - 5/2010 Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust (for preservation). Kept at Bridgeton Bus Garage, Glasgow
7/2002 - ?/200? Prestige Tours, Glasgow. Used on a service between Balluch and Luss. Blue and white livery, by 8/2002
1/1998 - 7/2002 Stephenson, Rochford. Allover cream livery with lettering for Ambrosia custard and bananas, by 7/1998.
10/1995 - 1/1998 Northern Bus Company, North Anston 3018
4/1990 - 10/1995 Crosville Wales Ltd. DVL418
7/1978 - 4/1990 National Welsh Omnibus Services Ltd. HR818. Rebuilt to CO43/31F and renumbered HO818, 7/1986. Renumbered HR818, 2/1986. Swapped with Crosville Wales for WTU474W

Photo : Rob McCaffery

Photo : Colin Anderson

Photo : Chris Stewart

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Mick Templeton

Photo : Peter Morgan

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection

Photo : Nick Foster

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