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Buses In The North East In The 1970s & 1980s
Tuesday 23rd January

Presented by Andrew Beevers

 

Duple bodied Bedford WLB - MV 8996



Registration Number MV 8996
Chassis Bedford WLB
Body Duple C20F
Date New 1931
Original Owner

Demonstrator for Duple

Acquired for Preservation 2007
Current Status Restored
                       
Historical Information

Initially a demonstrator for Duple, to Howard, West Byfleet in 1933,  then Teesdale, Lincoln, for Preservation.

It was purchased by Gerald Cox of Gypsy Queen by 1985, and was owned until 1997.

The bus was then purchased by the late Chris Moyes, before finally being acquired by NEBPT in 2007.