Optare Metrorider

Optare MetroRider L840mwt
 © Cliff Baker

L840 MWT


Optare Metrorider Series 3 1354 MR01 VN1354 DP31F
New to Darlington Transport (fleet no 40) September 1993 as B31F.
To Caerphilly Busways, Rhondda (fleet no 258) January 1995.
Transferred to Parfitts Motor Services with Caerphilly Busways (fleet no 258) November 1995.
Acquired by Stagecoach "Red and White" with Parfitts Motor Services (fleet no 258) December 1997.
Sold to Fleetlink, Manchester (dealer) November 1999.
Purchased by Orion, Wemyss Bay Scotland December 1999.
Sold to Houston Ramm, Heywood (dealer) December 2000.
Purchased by Compass Travel April 2001.
Sold September 2004.
Seen above in Chichester bus park on layover after operating the Wednesday only service 15 on 16 July 2003.


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