Illustrated History for XHK217X

Reregistered XIL1254, XHK217X

Chassis: VRT/SL3/3028 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H39/31F, H43/34F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 12/2009

Last updated : February 16th 2017 (brought up-to-date)

c5/2009 Ripley, Carlton (dealer for scrap)
3/2008 - ?/2009 K & J Logistics, Rufforth (dealer)
1/2008 - 3/2008 Totally Transport (Classic Bus), Blackpool
c4/2004 - 1/2008 Cook (Flagfinders), Braintree. Withdrawn 12/2007. Reregistered XHK217X, 1/2008
12/2003 - ?/2004 RTF Commercials, Braintree (dealer). Reregistered XIL1254 before sale
3/1996 - 12/2003 Essex Buses Ltd. (Eastern National) 3112. New fleet livery, by 12/97. Withdrawn with major accident damage, 3/2000. Repaired and reinstated, 5/2000. Withdrawn c12/2003
?/198? - 3/1996 Eastern National Omnibus Company Ltd. 3112. Altered to H43/34F with bench seat replacing luggage rack, c8/94. Stolen from Chelmsford and damaged in collision with a tree, c10/95. Repaired and reinstated, by 1/96

Photo : Ian Hardie

Photo : Chris Stewart

Photo : Ian Hardie

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Ian Hardie

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection

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