Illustrated History for UFJ229J

Reregistered 240MT, UGC233J, SNJ611, ARU80A, ARU500A, IJI5367

Chassis: RELH4/392 Body: Plaxton 713884 Engine: Leyland O680 Configuration: C44F, C51F
Status: Scrapped     Last Reported: 2/2017

Last updated : July 11th 2020 (brought up-to-date)

c?/2020W S Scrap Metals, Henstridge (dealer for scrap)
12/2007 - ?/20?? Alistair Gray, Exeter (for preservation). Acquired for restoration but not progressed. Still owned 2/2017
10/1998 - 12/2007 Jones (Vista Coachways), Yatton. Named "River Exe", but not used in service. Undergoing restoration and fitted with seats from a 1979 Plaxton coach, 9/2002. Still not in service (but being prepared for Class V MOT), 3/2007. Never entered service with Vista
6/1994 - 10/1998 Girling, Ivybridge
5/1994 - 6/1994 Perry (Bromyard Omnibus), Bromyard 72
9/1993 - 5/1994 City Centre Chauffeurline, Cardiff
4/1989 - 9/1993 Woodmore (Crescent Coaches), Paignton
?/1988 - 4/1989 Miller, Horsham (Arun Coaches). Reregistered ARU80A, 3/1988. Reregistered ARU500A, 12/1988
3/1985 - ?/1988 Dean, Leatherhead. Reregistered SNJ611, 3/1985
1/1984 - 3/1985 Michaels, Croydon 59. Reregistered 240MT, 1/1984. Reregistered HGC233J, 7/1984
8/1981 - 1/1984 Ray (Bensway Travel), Hartlepool. Named "Lady Julie"
10/1979 - 8/1981 Ball (Eagle Coaches), Bristol
?/1979 - 10/1979 Martin, Middlewich (dealer)
3/1978 - ?/1979 National Travel (South West) Ltd. 400
6/1971 - 3/1978 Greenslades Tours Ltd. 300. National coach livery, ?/1974

UFJ229J in 2016
Photo : Derrick Cuff
UFJ229J with Vista Coachways
Photo : Steve White 
UFJ229J with Girling
Photo : Richard Stubbings
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UFJ229J with Arun Coaches
Photo : Martyn Hearson
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UFJ229J with Bensway Travel
Photo : Iain Robbie
UFJ229J in 1980
Photo : Bob Tarling
UFJ229J in National white livery
Photo : David Russon
UFJ229J in Greenslades Tours livery
Photo : BVRES Collection

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