Illustrated History for HKE690L


Chassis: VRT/SL2/425 Body: ECW 20116 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H43/34F, O43/34F
Status: Independent     Last Reported: 11/2022

Last updated : November 27th 2022 (brought up-to-date)

1/2021 - currentSeven Sisters Bus & Coach, Ringmer
10/2010 - 1/2021 Seaford & District, Seaford. Repainted in fleet livery, 6/2011
5/2010 - 10/2010 John Holden, Bude (for preservation)
by 8/2009 - 5/2010 Mike Nash, Ockley (dealer)
by 12/2006 - ?/200? Magictaxi.co.uk (non-PCV). Noted at Waterloo in fresh yellow livery, 12/2006
2/1999 - ?/2006 Chepstow Classic Buses, Chepstow. Kept at Scottish Vintage Bus Museum, by 7/2000. Repainted in green livery and loaned to Mac Tours, Edinburgh, 8/2001 to 1/2002. Used at Fairford Air Tattoo, 7/2002
4/1992 - 2/1999 South Coast Buses Ltd. 770. Renumbered 0770, 12/1992. (Guide Friday), by 5/1995. Renumbered 7620, 3/98. Withdrawn 12/1998
5/1983 - 4/1992 Hastings & District Transport Ltd. 570. Altered to O43/34F, 3/1985. Renumbered 770, 12/1991
3/1973 - 5/1983 The Maidstone & District Motor Services Ltd. 6690




Photo : Dave Mulpeter

Photo : Mike Nash

HKE690L in Guide Friday livery
Photo : Ollybus

Photo : Paul Jones

Photo : Dave Beardmore

HKE690L in 1986
Photo : David Flett  
HKE690L in NBC green livery
Photo : Keith Ward

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