Illustrated History for FDV809V


Chassis: VRT/SL3/2175 Body: ECW 24137 Series 2
Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 4/2002

Last updated : January 1st 2021 (brought up-to-date)

by 5/2001
Ripley, Carlton (dealer for scrap)
7/1998 - ?/2001
Brown (Leroy), Barway
by 6/1998 - 7/1998
Ripley, Carlton (dealer)
2/1998 - ?/1998
Sovereign Bus & Coach Company Ltd. 209. (Huntingdon & District) and renumbered 2809, 5/1998
4/1997 - 2/1998
Milton Keynes Metro Ltd. (Premier Buses) 731. Renumbered 209, 7/1997
10/1988 - 4/1997
United Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. 731
1/1983 - 10/1988
Devon General Ltd. 1177. Retained NBC green livery then repainted in Devon General livery, ?/198?. Withdrawn 10/1988
3/1980 - 1/1983
Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. 1177. Badly damaged in a collision with LFJ881W on the bends at Dawlish from Exeter, ?/19??. Repaired and repainted in NBC green livery
FDV809V with Leroy
Photo : Chris Bowles
FDV809V in Stagecoach livery
Photo : Dave Beardmore
FDV809V in Devon General livery
Photo : Darren Tasker
FDV809V with accident damage
Photo : Graham Bailey
FDV809V in NBC green livery
Photo : Richard Godfray

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