Illustrated History for PHY697S

Chassis: VRT/SL3/896 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/27D, H43/31F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 8/2005

Last updated : April 27th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

8/2005 South Molton Metals, South Molton (dealer for scrap)
2/2004 - 8/2005 First Devon & Cornwall Ltd. 38597. Withdrawn 8/2005
3/1999 - 2/2004 First Western National Buses Ltd. 1252. Withdrawn 4/2003. Stored at Bude. Reinstated, c6/2003. Renumbered 38597, 1/2004
7/1994 - 3/1999 Western National Ltd. 1252. Rebuilt to H43/31F, 11/1994
11/1977 - 7/1994 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. C5103. Renumbered 5103, 7/1978. Withdrawn 30/4/1994
PHY697S in First Western National livery
Photo : Nick Rice
PHY697S in 2003

Photo : Rob Sly

PHY697S in Western National badgers and flags livery
Photo : Norman Buttifant
PHY697S in Overground livery

Photo : Steve White

PHY697S in City Rider livery

Photo : Malcolm Audsley

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