Illustrated History for OCK988K

Chassis: VRT/SL2/237 Body: ECW 18852 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H39/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 2/2011

Last updated : December 10th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

5/2005 - current Eastern Transport Collection, Norwich (for further preservation)
8/2004 - 5/2005 Julian Patterson, Kings Lynn (for further preservation)
by 3/2000 - 8/2004 Ron Harding, Luton (for further preservation). Restored in London Transport livery
5/1996 - ?/2000 Potter, Great Yarmouth (for preservation). Moved to Northampton, ??/19??
?/198? - 5/1996 Eastern Counties Omnibus Company Ltd. VR384. Renumbered VR378, 7/1985. Withdrawn 12/1990. Reinstated, by 9/1994. Repainted in fleet livery and allocated to Lowestoft, 9/1994. Renumbered 318, 1/1996. Withdrawn 5/1996
2/1972 - ?/198? Ribble Motor Services Ltd. 1988

As soon as he acquired it in 2004 Julian removed the London Transport decals from the bus

Photo : Julian Patterson

OCK988K had a period in preservation during which it pretended to be a former London Transport vehicle - note the LT roundel on the side

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Eastern Counties post-deregulation livery

Photo : BVRES Collection

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