Illustrated History for OJD85R

Chassis: LH6L LH/1340 Body: ECW 21940 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O401 Configuration: B39F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 9/2003

   Last updated : February 1st 2022 (brought up-to-date)

Goodwin, Carlton (dealer). Presumed scrapped
9/2003 - 9/2003
West Kent Coach Sales, Camden (dealer)
7/2001 - 9/2003 Steve Wallis, Swanley (for further preservation)
4/1998 - 7/2001 Stuart Boxall, West Wickham & Smith, Sidcup (for preservation). Loaned to Camden, West Kingsdown, by 5/2000
9/1994 - 4/1998 Centrewest London Buses Ltd. BL85 (driver trainer). . Reinstated for Westminster contract work, 11/1994. Repainted in cream livery for Portobello Saturday Market Shuttle, 8/1996
?/1985 - 9/1994 London Buses Ltd. BL85. Leaside livery, 6/1987. London United for driver training, 11/1990. Reinstated in passenger service and repainted in Roundabout livery to cover for modifications to newer vehicles, 11/1993. Centrewest (driver trainer), 5/1994
1/1977 - ??1985 London Transport BL85

Photo : Stuart Boxall

OJD85R in Portobello Shuttle livery
Photo : Richard Haughey Collection

Photo : Steve Thorpe

Photo : Cliff Beeton


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