Illustrated History for OWE853R

Chassis: VRT/SL3/696 Body: ECW Engine: Leyland O501 - Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 2/2022

Last updated : August 29th 2022 (brought up-to-date)

by 2/2022 - current
Entrata Software, Lehi, Utah, U.S.A.
8/2013 - ?/20??
Property Management Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. Still there, 10/2019
by 1/2010 - 8/2013 Black Diamond Limousine Service, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Converted for use as a party bus and painted in allover red livery. Named "Roxanne"
by 4/2004 - ?/200? British Bus Company, San Diego, California, U.S.A. Noted in Kissimmee, Orlando, Florida as an exhibition unit for Rimmel, 4/2004
8/1993 - ?/200? Johnson, Hodthorpe. Converted to Gardner 6LXB in preparation for export to the USA, 3/2002
8/1992 - 8/1993 The Yorkshire Traction Company Ltd. 853. Withdrawn 8/1993
8/1991 - 8/1992 Strathtay Scottish Omnibuses Ltd. SB3. Cannibalised, by 3/1992
2/1977 - 8/1991 The Yorkshire Traction Company Ltd. 853. Withdrawn 4/1991

OWE853R with Property Management Inc
Photo : Property Management Inc
OWE853R with Black Diamond

Photo : Jace Chandler

Interior of OWE853R with Black Diamond

Photo : From the Internet

OWE853R in advertising livery for Rimmel

Photo : Stephen Thomas

OWE853R with Johnson

Photo : Dave Longbottom

OWE853R in Strathtay Scottish livery

Photo : Keith Till

OWE853R in Yorkshire Traction livery
Photo : Matthew Burton
OWE853R in NBC red livery
Photo : John Evans

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