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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.