Illustrated History for XDL379L

Chassis: VRTSL2-303 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LX Configuration: H39/31F
Status: Exported     Last Reported: 9/2023

Last updated : September 2nd 2023 (brought up-to-date)   

5/1994 - current  Philip Dalston, Brighton (as a caravan). Converted for use as a mobile home including solar panels and wind generator. Also used as a promotional vehicle. Overall cream livery, 6/1997. Kept at Freshfield Road (part of former Southdown depot), but used all over, including three visits to Portugal. Moved to Algarve, Portugal permanently, by 10/2002
6/1993 - ?/199? Norths, Sherburn-in-Elmet (dealer)
4/1989 - 6/1993 Southampton Airport, Eastleigh (non-PCV). Converted to hospitality unit
5/1987 - 4/1989 Musterphantom Ltd. (Solent Blue Line) 29. Withdrawn 4/1989
11/1972 - 5/1987 Southern Vectis Omnibus Company Ltd. 632. Loaned to City of Oxford Motor Services, 10/2/1984 to 29/5/1984
XDL379L in 2014
Photo : Philip Dalston

Photo : Philip Dalston

Photo : BVRES Collection

Photo : Mike Smith

Photo : Busspotter


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