Illustrated History for CBV2S

Reregistered BHJ646S

Chassis: VRT/SL3/915 Body: ECW 22576 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F, O43/31F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 7/2023

Last updated : July 6th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

8/2004 - current Talisman, Great Bromley. Not used in service in the U.K. Extensively renovated, ?/2008. Reregistered BHJ646S before export in 9/2008 (CBV2S mark retained by Talisman). Operated on the City Sightseeing Cyprus franchise based in Larnaca, Cyprus. Registered KUC797 locally. Withdrawn by 7/2023
12/2003 - 8/2004 Mulley, Ixworth. Noted in allover purple livery, 3/2004
by 8/2002 - 12/2003 Phoenix, Witham. Painted in fleet livery but believed not to have been used
?/200? - ?/2002 Ensign, Rainham (dealer)
by 10/2001 - ?/200? Mercury FM, Tonbridge (non-PCV)
10/1999 - ?/???? Wealden, Five Oak Green (dealer)
3/1998 - 10/1999 South Coast Buses Ltd. 7622. Guide Friday livery for new Eastbourne Tour, 5/98
?/1986 - 3/1998 Cumberland Motor Services Ltd. 2002. Withdrawn and stored at Kendal having been partially deroofed in an accident, 10/93. Converted to O43/31F (Lakeland Experience), 3/94
9/1977 - ?/1986 Ribble Motor Services Ltd. 2002

Photo : Paul Smith

Photo : Chris Stewart

Photo : Rob Sly

Photo : Steve Clements

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Peter Horrex


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