Illustrated History for GTX756W

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2676 Body: ECW 24245 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O501 Configuration: H43/31F, O43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 10/2011

Last updated : November 25th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

c10/2011 Swindon Metal Recycling, Swindon (dealer for scrap)
by 11/2007 - ?/2011 Swindon Speedway, Swindon (non-PCV)
by 6/2001 - ?/200? Kent Sweepers, Rochester (non-PCV). Allover orange livery, by 6/2001. Used at the Institute of Waste Management conference in Paignton, 6/2001
9/1999 - ?/???? Stephenson, Rochford
8/1997 - 9/1999 Abacus (Leisurelink Wales), Pentwyn. Converted to O43/31F by Brewers (finished by Guide Friday) and to service, 5/98
8/1992 - 8/1997 Edwards, Llantwit Fardre. Deroofed in an accident, 6/97
8/1992 - 8/1992 Rhondda Buses Ltd. Not used in service
10/1980 - 8/1992 National Welsh Omnibus Services Ltd. LR8059. Stored until entering service in 6/81. Renumbered LR1732, 1/83. Stored at Porth, 6/85. Renumbered LR732, c2/86. Transferred to Barry and reinstated, 5/86. Damaged in Barry depot fire, 22/8/86 (an Olympian next to it was destroyed!). Repaired and reinstated, 9/86. Withdrawn 7/8/92

Photo : John Scotsford

Photo : David Williams

Photo : Steve Clements

Photo : BVRES Collection


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