Illustrated History for WTU487W

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2805 Body: ECW Engine: Leyland O501 - Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F
Status: Non-PCV     Last Reported: 8/2023

Last updated : August 8th 2023 (brought up-to-date)

3/2016 - current
The Bus Cafe, Margate (non-PCV). Converted for use as a cafe
11/2015 - 3/2016
Daly (Used Bus & Coach), Warrington (dealer)
c4/2015 - 11/2015
Emery, Wednesfield (for further preservation). Repainted in NBC red livery with PMT fleetnames, c4/2015
7/2010 - ?/2015
Wirral Transport Museum (part share with Norman Moores), Birkenhead (for further preservation)
by 10/2004 - 7/2010
Ian Johnson, Hulme Hall (for preservation). Restored in NBC green livery, by 1/2005
3/2004 - ?/2004
Continental Coaches, Eston. Withdrawn 4/2004
9/1992 - 3/2004
East Yorkshire Motor Services Ltd. 995. Re-engined to Gardner 6LXB, by 10/1996. Withdrawn 12/2003
2/1990 - 9/1992
P.M.T. Ltd. DVL487. Withdrawn 7/1992
11/1989 - 2/1990
The Bee Line Buzz Company Ltd. DVL487
2/1981 - 11/1989
Crosville Motor Services Ltd. DVL487
WTU487W in 2016
Photo : Dave Burrin
WTU487W in 2015
Photo : Trevor Harrison
WTU487W in NBC green livery
Photo : Ivor Bufton
WTU487W in later East Yorkshire livery
Photo : EYMS
WTU487W in post-deregulation East Yorkshire livery
Photo : Dave Longbottom
WTU487W in NBC green livery
Photo : Keith Till

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