Illustrated History for FDL679V


Chassis: VRT/SL3/2402 Body: ECW 24456 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 8/2019

Last updated : August 27th 2019 (brought up-to-date)

8/2019 - current
Elsa Group, Torino, Italy
3/2019 - 8/2019
Mike Daly (Used Bus & Coach Sales), Warrington (dealer)
9/2011 - 3/2019
Unknown owner in Bristol. Converted for use as a mobile bread shop. Repainted allover green, 4/2012
?/2011 - 9/2011 Mike Daly, Warrington (dealer)
12/2001 - ?/2011 Johnson, Hodthorpe
5/1998 - 12/2001 Musterphantom Ltd. (Solent Blue Line) 170. To service in fleet livery, 6/1998
6/1980 - 5/1998 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 679. Blackgang Chine overall advert, ?/19??. Revised Blackgang Chine overall advert, ?/19??. Strong Country Bitter allover advert, ?/198?. Withdrawn 5/1998














FDL679V in 2019
Photo : Martyn Hearson
FDL679V in 2012

Photo : Mark Austin

FDL679V with Johnsons

Photo : Steven Hughes

Rear view of FDL679V with Solent Blue Line

Photo : Gavin Rowney

FDL679V with Solent Blue Line

Photo : Dave Beardmore

FDL679V in allover advertising livery for Country Bitter
Photo : Vince Minto
FDL679V in revised allover advertising livery for Blackgang Chine

Photo : BVRES Collection

FDL679V in allover advertising livery for Blackgang Chine

Photo : BVRES Collection

FDL679V in NBC green livery
Photo : Jeff Lloyd Collection

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