Illustrated History for FDL681V

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2408 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F, O43/31F
Status: Non-PCV     Last Reported: 7/2023

Last updated : July 28th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

by 7/2023 - current Gulliver's Valley, Rotherham (non-PCV)
8/2019 - ?/202? La'al Green Kitchen on Wheels, Tebay (non-PCV). Converted for use as a retail outlet at Tebay Services (M6 northbound). Still there, 7/2022
3/2014 - 8/2019
Jimmy Comfort, Basingstoke (for preservation)
3/2010 - 3/2014 Mike Nash, Ockley (dealer)
1/2009 - 3/2010 K & J Logistics, York. Not used in service
6/1980 - 1/2009 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 681. Latest fleet livery, 2/1997. Withdrawn 12/1999. Converted to O43/31F, 1/2000. Apple green and cream livery, 4/2000. Reregistered ODL447, 10/2000. (Downs Tour), by 7/2005. Reregistered FDL681V, 7/2007

FDL681V in 2022
Photo : Colin Pole
FDL681V in Sunny open-top livery

Photo : From the Internet

FDL681V in Southern Vectis open-top livery

Photo : Gav Rowney

FDL681V in later Southern Vectis fleet livery

Photo : Mark Pitman

FDL681V in Southern Vectis livery

Photo : Robert Clegg

FDL681V in NBC green livery

Photo : Busspotter


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