Illustrated History for NLJ516M


Chassis: LH6L LH/838 Body: ECW Engine: Leyland O401 Configuration: B43F, Ch25
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 6/2020

Last updated : July 4th 2020 (brought up-to-date)

Photos of the conversion to charabanc in 1982

c3/2015 - current
Bowden & Slater (English Riviera Sightseeing Tours), Torquay. To service, 6/2015
8/2004 - ?/2015 Wheels Museum of Heritage Transport, Nuneaton (for preservation)
5/1998 - 8/2004 Butler, Onley (Bucks) (non-PCV)
4/1998 - 5/1998 Arriva Midlands North Ltd. 1
4/1989 - 4/1998 Midland Red North Ltd. 1. Renumbered 1001, 4/1996
4/1983 - 4/1989 Shamrock & Rambler 86
?/1973 - 4/1983 Hants & Dorset Motor Services Ltd. 3516. Rebuilt as Ch26F charabanc, renumbered 86 and reregistered TR6147 having previously been damaged in an accident, 4/1982


























NLJ516M in 2015
Photo : John Dawkins
NLJ516M in 2006

Photo : Mark Priest

NLJ516M in 1991

Photo : Ian Simpson

NLJ516M in 1989
Photo : Viceroy44
NLJ516M in 1987

Photo : Kelvin Amos

Rear view of NLJ516M in 1982

Photo : Dave Mant

NLJ516M as charabanc with Hants & Dorset

Photo : Richard Haughey

NLJ516M undergoing conversion in 1982
Photo : Dave Mant
NLJ516M with accident damage in 1982
Photo : James Prince
NLJ516M in 1976
Photo : James Prince


Photos from the Conversion of NLJ516M to Charabanc Body in 1982

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The following photos were taken by Peter Cook in 1982 during the conversion of NLJ516M from standard LH to 1920s-style charabanc body:

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