Illustrated History for AVW397F

Chassis: FLF6G 236329 Body: ECW 16967 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H40/30F, H41/37F, O41/37F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 1/1989

Last updated : October 5th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

5/1981 Citybus, Hong Kong B21. Extensively refurbsished and 3+2 seating installed downstairs (becoming H41/37F) before entry into service in 9/1981. Rebuilt to O41/37F and renumbered D21, ?/1985. Scrapped, ?/1989
?/1980 - 5/1981 T.S.W., Hong Kong (dealer). Shipped to Hong Kong, 5/1981
12/1980 - ?/1980 Ensign, Grays (dealer)
?/1968 - 12/1980 Eastern National Omnibus Company Ltd. 2928. Altered for one-person operation with reversed staircase (now rearward-ascending), ?/1974. Loaned to Eastern Counties, 5/1979. Loaned to Alder Valley, 6-11/1979

AVW397F in later Citybus open-top livery

Photo : David Cott

AVW397F in Citybus open-top livery

Photo : Nigel Eadon-Clarke

AVW397F with Citybus

Photo : Cliff Essex

AVW397F in NBC green livery

Photo : Eric Thompson

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