Illustrated History for OWE857R

Chassis: VRT/SL3/701 Body: ECW Engine: Leyland O501 - Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 6/2022

        Last updated : June 24th 2022 (brought up-to-date)

8/2010 - current Lez Carter, Napier, New Zealand. For conversion to a camper named "Hotel Splendid"
8/1993 - 8/2010 Johnson, Hodthorpe. Re-engined with Gardner 6LXB, by 4/2002. Withdrawn 4/2009
8/1992 - 8/1993 The Yorkshire Traction Company Ltd. 857. Withdrawn 8/1993
8/1991 - 8/1992 Strathtay Scottish Omnibuses Ltd. SB5. Withdrawn 8/1992
2/1977 - 8/1991 The Yorkshire Traction Company Ltd. 857. Loaned to Lincolnshire Road Car, 2/1991 for a USAF contract during the Gulf War. Withdrawn 7/1991

OWE857R in 2016
Photo : Lez Carter

Photo : Rob Sly

Photo : Phil Stevens

Photo : Keith Till

Photo : Tom Bond


   If you can correct or enhance the history of the vehicle or claim copyright on an unclaimed photo on this page please email and I will be only too happy to incorporate your comments.  

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