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Operator: Eastern Counties Fleet No: LS789
Chassis: Bristol MW5G Chassis No: 139.276
Body: ECW C39F Body No: 11290


May 59 In service with Eastern Counties Omnibus Company Limited, Norwich (LS789) - Based at Norwich
May 59 Carried Metropolitan fleetnames
Jun 59 Transferred to Great Yarmouth
Sep 62 Carried Eastern Counties fleetnames
Jan 63 Transferred to Norwich
May 63 Repainted in Red (lower) and White (upper) livery
1965 Fitted with bus type indicators
Dec 67 Transferred to bus duties
Jun 68 Transferred to Great Yarmouth
Jan 70 Converted to OMO (ECW rebuild No. R1005)
Feb 70 Transferred to Norwich
Aug 70 Transferred to King's Lynn
Jun 72 Transferred to Peterborough
May 73 Repainted in NBC Dual Purpose livery
Aug 76 Out of service with Eastern Counties Omnibus Company Limited, Norwich (LS789)
Nov 76 Kirkley High School, Lowestoft
Jun 78 Eastern Counties Omnibus Society, Norwich
Apr 85 Eastern Transport Collection, Norwich

Status: Preserved as Eastern Counties LS789

Eastern Counties LS789
(C) Webmasters Collection
Eastern Counties LS789 at Duxford in September 2002
(C) Gerry Tormey
Eastern Counties LS789 at Royal Norfolk Showground, Costessey in September 2006
(C) Adrian Brown
Eastern Counties LS789 at Lincolnshire in November 2010
(C) Ken Jones
Eastern Counties LS789 in August 2017
(C) Daniel Peart