Optare Metrorider

N275 DWY

Optare Metrorider Series 3 1896 MR11 VN1896 DP25F+0
New to Dereham Coachways, Norfolk February 1996 as B27F.
Bought by Tillingbourne, Cranleigh July 2000, and re-registered TIL 1188. Into store March 2001.
Purchased by Compass Travel May 2001. Re-registered back to N275 DWY October 2001.
Modified for use on Gatwick Airport contract, with large luggage space at rear.
Stored out of service March 2008, returned to service April 2008.
Sold 10 July 2008 to Staffordshire Bus (dealer).
Purchased by Allerford Minibus, Minehead, June 2009.
Seen above after repaint into new livery at Durrington depot, below at Lancing Level Crossing on Service 8 and bottom as delivered as TIL1188 at Worthing Pier on service 13, still in yellow livery prior to conversion on 6 July 2001 (Photo © Cliff Baker).

Optare MetroRider N275 DWY
Optare MetroRider N275DWY as delivered as TIL1188 at Worthing Pier.


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