Illustrated History for YMB512W

Chassis: VRT/SL3/2960 Body: ECW Engine: Gardner 6LXB Configuration: H43/31F, O43/31F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 10/2020

Last updated : October 27th 2020 (brought up-to-date)

Link : YouTube video

7/2011 - current Andy Hamer, Oxford (for preservation). Undergoing extensive restoration
4/1998 - 7/2011 Arriva Cymru Ltd. OVG512. Shoreline livery, by 6/98. Renumbered 6512, 8/2001. Renumbered 3992, 2/2002. Arriva corporate livery, c5/2002. Withdrawn 5/2004. Reinstated, 5/2005. Signwritten for Pride of Llandudno tour, 6/2009. Fitted with flip-dot electronic destination display, 11/2010
9/1986 - 4/1998 Crosville Wales Ltd. DVG512. Converted to O43/31F by Carlton PSV, Hellaby, c1/91. Renumbered OVG512, 3/96
5/1981 - 9/1986 Crosville Motor Services Ltd. DVG512

YMB512W in 2019
Photo : Andy Hamer
YMB512W in 2010

Photo : Richard Hughes

YMB512W in 2005

Photo : Richard Hughes

YMB512W in Arriva Shoreline livery

Photo : Depot

YMB512W in Happy Dragon livery

Photo : BVRES Collection

YMB512W in Happy Dragon livery with roof fitted

Photo : Ivor Bufton

YMB512W in Crosville Wales livery
Photo : Steve Foster
YMB512W in NBC green livery
Photo : Graham Bloxsome

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