Illustrated History for VPR491S

Chassis: VRT/SL3/1267 Body: ECW 22564 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F, O43/31F
Status: Independent     Last Reported: 6/2023

Last updated : June 20th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

by 7/1999 - current Chepstow Classic Buses, Chepstow. Loaned to Warwick Hulme (Rubicon Classic) for the Bristol City Guided Tour, 8/1999 to 9/2000. Used at Woolacombe, 7/2009
6/1998 - ?/199? Hoare, Chepstow (dealer). Converted to O43/31F, 6/98. Inspected at Weymouth depot of Southern National, 6/1998. Returned to Chepstow, 7/1998
5/1997 - 6/1998 Simon Munden, Bristol (dealer)
?/199? - 5/1997 Stagecoach (South) Ltd. (Hampshire Bus) 392. Renumbered 7392, 11/1995. Withdrawn 1/1997
4/1983 - ?/199? Hampshire Bus Company Ltd. 392
3/1978 - 4/1983 Hants & Dorset Motor Services Ltd. 3392

VPR491S with Chepstow Classic Buses

Photo : Paul Jones

VPR491S in Stagecoach livery

Photo : Mark Bowerbank

Photo required of VPR491S in Hampshire Bus livery

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection

VPR491S in NBC red livery

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection


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