Illustrated History for AFJ770T


Chassis: VRT/SL3/2003 Body: ECW 24123 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Independent     Last Reported: 9/2019

Last updated : September 23rd 2019 (brought up-to-date)

c4/2007 - current Chepstow Classic Buses, Chepstow. Loaned to Vinson, Faversham to transport fruit pickers, ?/2011. Repainted in allover blue livery, ?/2014
8/2005 - ?/2007 Terry Partridge, Saltash (for preservation)
7/2003 - 8/2005 First Hampshire & Dorset Buses Ltd. 1163. Renumbered 38770, 1/2004. Withdrawn 8/2005
4/2001 - 7/2003 First Southern National Ltd. 1163. Damaged having "demolished" a tree at Dorchester, 14/8/2002. Repaired and reinstated, 12/2002
1/1983 - 4/2001 Southern National Ltd. 1163. Loaned to Devon General, 12/1983 to 5/1984. Withdrawn 11/1991. Stored at Chard, by 11/1992. Stored at Weymouth, by 9/1993. Reinstated, by 7/1994. Refurbished and to green & cream fleet livery with Route 31 branding, by 2/1997. Route 31 branding removed, by 2/2000
11/1979 - 1/1983 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 1163








AFJ770T in 2016
Photo : Dave Watson

Photo : Ken Baker

Photo : Dave Franks

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Richard Worrell

 

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