Illustrated History for JWV251W

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2581 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F, CH43/31F, H43/31F
Status: Used for spares     Last Reported: 6/2021

Last updated : June 19th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

1/2016 - currentDan Shears, Winkleigh ( for preservation). Used for spares, by 10/2017. Engine and transmission fitted to UFX855S, 2/2019
11/2015 - 1/2016
Jason Rayner, Winchester (preservationist for spares). Found to be in good condition and sold on
by 5/1996 - 11/2015 Stagecoach (South) Ltd. (Hampshire Bus) 7351. Withdrawn after a low bridge accident, 5/1996. Converted to a tree lopper with roof and upper deck windows removed, nearside centre doorway and orange flashing lights, 7/1996. Renumbered 15751 in the Stagecoach national scheme, 12/2002
4/1992 - ?/1996 Sussex Coastline Buses Ltd. 251. Altered to H43/31F, 7/1992. Renumbered 351, 11/1993. Loaned to East Kent, 30/6/94 to 7/7/1994. Renumbered 7351, 11/1995
10/1980 - 4/1992 Southdown Motor Services Ltd. 251. Altered to CH43/31F, 11/1986. Allover advertising livery for Southern Radio, ?/198?. Allover advertising livery for The News, ?/198?

JWV251W in 2018
Photo : Dan Shears
JWV251W in allover yellow as a tree lopper

Photo : Terry S Blackman

JWV251W in initial livery as a tree lopper

Photo : Jon Gulliver

JWV251W in Stagecoach livery

Photo : Dave Root Collection

JWV251W in allover advertising livery for The News
Photo : Adrian Tupper
JWV251W in allover advertising livery for Southern Radio

Photo : John Upton

JWV251W in NBC green livery

Photo : Jeff Lloyd Collection

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