Illustrated History for VOD596S


Chassis: VRT/SL3/1385 Body: ECW 23385 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 1/2006

Last updated : May 31st 2021 (brought up-to-date)

1/2004   Summercourt Metals, Summercourt (dealer for scrap)
7/2000 - 1/2004 Western Greyhound, Newquay 1. Fleet livery, by 9/2001. Withdrawn 2/2003. Used as a storeshed, 3/2003. Heavily used for spares, by 1/2004
5/2000 - 7/2000 Munden, Bristol (dealer)
2/2000 - 5/2000 Cheltenham & Gloucester Omnibus Company Ltd. 218. Withdrawn 3/2000
12/1999 - 2/2000 Cheltenham District Traction Company Ltd. 218
12/1991 - 12/1999 Swindon & District Bus Company Ltd. 5622. Renumbered 218, 7/1994. Hired to Cheltenham District for the Races, 14-16/3/1995. Contract fleet, by 6/1996. Blue contract livery, 8/1997
10/1987 - 12/1991 Cheltenham & Gloucester Omnibus Company Ltd. 5622
1/1983 - 10/1987 Devon General Ltd. 576
7/1978 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. (Devon General) 576








VOD596S in 2002

Photo : Dave Beardmore

VOD596S in 2002 - rear view

Photo : Rob Sly

VOD596S in contract blue livery

Photo : Mick Templeton

VOD596S in Swindon & District livery

Photo : BVRES Collection

VOD596S in Interlink advertising livery

Photo : BVRES Collection

VOD596S in NBC red livery with Devon General fleetnames
Photo : Les Eddy
VOD596S in NBC green livery with Devon General fleetnames
Photo : Les Eddy


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