Illustrated History for XDL122L

Reregistered 222WFM, WWE35L, XDL122L

Chassis: RELH4/479 Body: ECW 19874 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6HLX Configuration: C49F, C45F, C49F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 11/2023

Last updated : November 5th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

10/1996 - current Terry Hussey, Basingstoke & Newman, Ryde (for preservation). Reregistered XDL122L, 11/1997. Kept at Steventon barn. Moved to Patchway, by 1/2004. Restored in National Express livery, by 10/2004. Allover white livery, by 7/2009
1/1994 - 10/1996 Northern Bus Company, North Anston 1202. Being prepared for service in livery, c10/1994. Repainted in revised livery c12/1994 without entering service! Renumbered 1220, by 1/1995. To service, 20/5/1995. Named "Cut Throat Jake", by 9/1995. Reregistered 222WFM and renumbered 2222, 12/1995. Reregistered WWE35L, 10/1996
8/1988 - 1/1994 Harverson, Rusper (for preservation)
9/1972 - 8/1988 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 302. Altered to C45F, 5/1973. Altered back to C47F, by ?/1985

Photo : Nigel Harris

Photo : Gav Rowney

Photo : Andy Mitchell

Photo : Steve Thorpe

Photo : Steve Thorpe

Photo : Mark Pitman

Photo : Kelvin Amos

 XDL122L in 1972
Photo : Phil Darlington

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