Illustrated History for LRN53J

Chassis: VRLLH-129 Body: ECW  Engine: Leyland O680 Configuration: CH42/18CT
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 8/2010

Last updated : February 5th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

by 12/1981 - current Rochester City Lines, Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.A. Fitted with offside entrance behind front wheels and painted in a red and yellow livery, by 7/1986. Leased to Iron Country Bus Lines, Chisholm, Minnesota for a sightseeing tour, ?/1986. Withdrawn by 7/1996. Still there, 8/2010
?/19?? - ?/19?? Porter (Minnesota Valley Coach Inc), Burnsville, Minnesota, U.S.A. (dealer)
7/1977 - 6/1981 Ementon, Cranfield
9/1976 - 7/1977 Weston, Leicester
9/1976 - 9/1976 Ensign, Southend (dealer)
4/1974 - 9/1976 National Travel (North West) Ltd. 53
?/1971 - 4/1974 Standerwick 53

A poor view from a phone camera, but this is 53 in September 2004, still in Rochester

Photo : Bob Morroll

Taken in June 1987 while on hire to Iron Country Bus Lines.

Photo : David Hunt

In service with Ementon of Cranfield

Photo : Dave Wilkins

In National white livery during the mid-1970s

Photo : BVRES Collection


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