Illustrated History for OWE271K


Chassis: VRT/SL2/322 Body: East Lancs 7203 Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H43/30F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 4/2019

Last updated : January 16th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

7/1993 - current Phil Ireland, Solihull (for preservation). Restored in Sheffield Corporation livery. Re-application of Sheffield Corporation livery, 2/2009
4/1992 - 7/1993 South Coast Buses Ltd. 771. Withdrawn 10/6/1993
5/1983 - 4/1992 Hastings & District Transport Ltd. 571. Blue, yellow and cream fleet livery. Renumbered 771, 12/1991
9/1979 - 5/1983 The Maidstone & District Services Ltd. 5771. Hastings & District heritage livery. NBC green livery.
9/1979 - 9/1979 Ensign, Grays (dealer)
4/1974 - 9/1979 South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive 271. Queen's Silver Jubilee livery, 2/1977. PTE livery, 8/1978. Withdrawn 6/1979
8/1972 - 4/1974 Sheffield Corporation 271














OWE271K in 2009

Photo : Mark Priest

OWE271K undergoing restoration

Photo : Dave Beardmore

OWE271K in Hastings & District livery
Photo : Dave Beardmore
OWE271K in NBC green livery
Photo : Sloopjonb
OWE271K in traditional Hastings & District livery
Photo : Paul Hollingsbee
OWE271K in 1979
Photo : CWG43
 OWE271K in Queen's Silver Jubilee livery
Photo : Mezzy Merrill
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