Illustrated History for VOD599S

Chassis: VRT/SL3/1390 Body: ECW 23388 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 6/1999

Last updated : March 10th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

6/1999 ?, ? (dealer for scrap)
6/1999 - 6/1999 Simon Munden, Bristol (dealer). Used for spares for New York Apple Tours VRs
5/1989 - 6/1999 Bugler, Bristol. Reregistered 586 PHU, 7/1989. Vandals broke in on 27/1/1999, released the handbrake and the bus ran down a hill into the side of a house causing severe damage. Declared a write-off and used for spares
4/1989 - 5/1989 Green, Weymouth (dealer)
1/1983 - 4/1989 Devon General Ltd. 579. NBC red livery, 3/1984. Devon General livery, 3/1987. Withdrawn 4/1989
7/1978 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. (Devon General) 579. Wraparound advertising livery for British Telecom, ?/198?

VOD599S in 1999

Photo : Steve Clements

VOD599S with Buglers

Photo : BVRES Collection

VOD599S in 1989

Photo : BVRES Collection

VOD599S in NBC red livery
Photo : Kelvin Amos Collection
VOD599S in NBC red livery with British Telecom wraparound advertisement
Photo : Andy Prior Collection
VOD599S in NBC green livery
Photo : Les Eddy

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