Bus Fest Gaydon 19 August 2018 part one

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Bus Fest Gaydon 19 August 2018 part one

Post by TimBrown » 16:23 Tuesday 21st August 2018

The weather was kind on Sunday and there was a big turnout of buses and coaches ranging from the very old to new. I have attempted to put a brief history of those photographed and apologise in advance if there are any errors.
'Salt Road' liveried First Volvo 69450 ran from Worcester to the show.
19 August 2018 Gaydon 002.JPG
19 August 2018 Gaydon 003.JPG
BMMO built S22 PHA 505G was new 08/68 to Banbury garage and is now owned by Leicester Transport Heritage Trust.
19 August 2018 Gaydon 036.JPG
DAF DB250 with Optare Spectra H43/29F bodywork was new 07/82 to West Midlands as no. 1.
MCW Metrobus NOA 462X with MCW H43/30F bodywork was new 07/82 as West Midlands 2462.
19 August 2018 Gaydon 016.JPG
MCW Metrobus E989VUK with MCW H43/30F bodywork was new 08/88 as West Midlands 2989.
AEC Routemaster CUV 233C with Park Royal H36/29R bodywork was new 06/65 as London Transport RCL 2233.
19 August 2018 Gaydon 018.JPG
MCW Metrobus A714 THV with MCW H41/29D bodywork was new 04/84 as London Transport M1014.
19 August 2018 Gaydon 020.JPG
Guy Arab LUF 1293 RE with Burlingham C41F bodywork was new 07/59 as Harper, Heath Hayes no. 59.
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Crossley DD42/6 JOJ 489 with Crossley H30/24R bodywork was new 08/50 as Birmingham City Transport 2489.
19 August 2018 Gaydon 084.JPG
Mercedes Benz 303/15 coach PUL91Y with Mercedes C53F bodywork was new 04/83 with Wahl, Camberwell and now owned by Webb, Armscote.
19 August 2018 Gaydon 011.JPG
Optare Solo SR YJ66 APU with Optare B37F bodywork was new c. 10/16 to Express Motors, Penygroes and was acquired by Diamond by 05/18 as 30050.
19 August 2018 Gaydon 012.JPG

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