Illustrated History for XDV606S


Chassis: VRT/SL3/1404 Body: ECW 23398 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 4/2000

Last updated : October 28th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

by 12/1999 Hardwick, Carlton (dealer for scrap)
9/1995 - ?/1999 Cheltenham District Traction Company Ltd. 216. Contract fleet, by 6/1996. Loaned to Bayline, 7/1996 to 9/1996. Overall aircraft blue contract livery, 10/1996. Withdrawn by 5/1999. Used for spares, by 7/1999
8/1994 - 9/1995 Swindon & District Bus Company Ltd. 216. Allover red contract livery, 8/1994. Withdrawn by 3/1995. Loaned to Cheltenham & Gloucester, 6/1995 to ?/1995. Loaned to Midland Red South, 13-17/7/1995
8/1993 - 8/1994 Cheltenham District Traction Company Ltd. 5620. Renumbered 216, 7/1994
10/1987 - 8/1993 Cheltenham & Gloucester Omnibus Company Ltd. 5620
12/1983 - 10/1987 Devon General Ltd. 1126. Traditional Devon General red and cream livery, 5/1984
1/1983 - 12/1983 Western National Ltd. 1126
8/1978 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 1126
XDV606S in Cheltenham & Gloucester blue contract livery

Photo : Dave Beardmore

XDV606S in 1996

Photo : Ian Kirby

XDV606S in Cheltenham District livery

Photo : Rob Sly

XDV606S in 1985

Photo : Peter Relf

XDV606S in Harvest Bitter advertising livery
Photo : Les Eddy
 

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