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NEBPT Annual General Meeting
Thursday 25th April
Time 07:00 PM
At The Barley Mow Club, Birtley

North East Bus and Coach Show
Sunday 5th May
Time 10:00 AM
At the Metrocentre Coach Park

Durham Vintage Bus Gathering
Sunday 16th June
Time 10:00 PM
At Howlands Park and Ride site

Seaburn Historic Vehicle Display
Monday 26th August
Time 10:00 AM
At the Recreation Ground

 

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 Restoration In Progress

Historical Information

Initially a demonstrator for Duple, to Howard, West Byfleet in November 1932,  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.