Illustrated History for OTA645G


Chassis: RELH4/205 Body: ECW 17498 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6HLX Configuration: C45F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 10/2020

Last updated : November 11th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

10/2020 - current
Dai Pye, Worthen (for preservation)
12/2016 - 10/2020
Catterall, Southam
11/2014 - 12/2016
Kevin Hogan, Studley (for further preservation)
12/2001 - 11/2014
Preservabus, Nuneaton (for preservation). Repainted in Midland Red coach livery, 12/2004
11/1998 - 12/2001 Handy (60-60), Merthyr Tydfil
5/1998 - 11/1998 Price (Heritage Motor Services), Aberfan
by 5/1995 - 5/1998 Everett, Lincoln (for further preservation)
by 11/1994 - ?/1995 BaMMOT, Wythall (for preservation)
4/1992 - ?/199? Browell & Wakelin, Nuneaton (Coaching at Wheels). Numbered 4645, by 11/1993. Withdrawn 9/1994
?/1989 - 4/1992 Morris, Bromyard. Retained in Royal Blue livery
5/1986 - ?/1989 Kirton (Simmonds Coaches), Hayes
3/1985 - 5/1986 Watson, Rayleigh (for preservation). Restored in Royal Blue livery
6/1982 - 3/1985
Dean, Leatherhead (for preservation)
10/1981 - 6/1982
Green, Weymouth (dealer)
4/1969 - 10/1981 Western National Omnibus Company Ltd. (Royal Blue) 2385. Damaged in the Bournemouth Bus Station fire, 25/7/1976. Rebuilt with non-standard "Bristol dome" destination equipment
OTA645G in 2009
Photo : Steve Simister
OTA645G in 2008

Photo : David Holton

OTA645G in 2004

Photo : Ian Chancellor

OTA645G with Coaching at Wheels

Photo : Ashley Wakelin

OTA645G in 1984
Photo : Malcolm Audsley
OTA645G in National white livery

Photo : Kelvin Amos

OTA645G in Associated Motorways livery
Photo : Ken Baker
OTA645G in 1970
Photo : Rossendalian2013

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