Illustrated History for OTO151R

Reregistered MBZ7140


Chassis: VRT/SL3/422 Body: ECW 21830 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O501 - Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F, O43/31F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 2/2008

Last updated : August 7th 2019 (brought up-to-date)

2/2008 - current Medios Moviles, Madrid, Spain
4/2007 - 2/2008 Chepstow Classic Buses, Chepstow
8/2006 - 4/2007 Terry Partridge, Saltash (preservationist for spares)
7/2003 - 8/2006 First Hampshire & Dorset Buses Ltd. 560. Renumbered 39940, 1/2004. Withdrawn 9/2005
4/2001 - 7/2003 First Southern National Ltd. 560
9/1998 - 4/2001 Southern National Ltd. 560. Overall advert for Waterside Holiday Park, 2/1999. Fitted with Gardner 6LXB engine from PTT97R, 5/2000
7/1994 - 9/1998 Stephenson, Rochford. Converted to open-top, 4/1995. Reregistered MBZ7140, 8/1995. Overall cream livery and given Ambrosia Devon Custard adverts, by 7/1997
10/1992 - 7/1994 Bluebird Buses Ltd. 081. Withdrawn 1/1994. Reinstated, 5/1994. Withdrawn 7/1994
4/1992 - 10/1992 Bluebird Northern Ltd. 081
?/199? - 4/1992 Stagecoach Scotland Ltd. 091. Renumbered 081, 3/1992
4/1990 - ?/199? Magicbus (Scotland) Ltd. 091
8/1976 - 4/1990 East Midland Motor Services Ltd. 151
Photo required of OTO151R in Spain

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OTO151R with Chepstow Classic

Photo : Nigel Mann

OTO151R in First open-top livery

Photo : Dave Habgood

OTO151R in allover advertising livery for Waterside Holiday Park

Photo : Terry Partridge

OTO151R in 1997

Photo : BVRES Collection

OTO151R in 1995

Photo : Gareth Crowther

OTO151R in Stagecoach stripes

Photo : J Curwen

OTO151R in East Midland livery
Photo : John Allcock 
Photo required of OTO151R in NBC green livery

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