Purchased by the Suffolk Independent operator Mulleys Motorways in 1949,
this 27 seat Duple bodied vehicle, which incorporates a sliding sun roof,
was registered PV 9371. It is a typical example of the 1950s form of
passenger vehicle which operated in this area. This particular vehicle was
used until 1971 before being placed in storage for four years prior to its
purchase for preservation in 1975.
|Acquired by the Museum:||1975|
|Current State:||Fully restored and operational|
In the mid 1980s the body structure
was completely rebuilt by the Manpower Services scheme and the seats were
In 1991 a period of loan to Ipswich Coach Travel
commenced, and after considerable mechanical work, it returned to PSV
service on private hire work and special services. It carried
the livery of JDW (Bluebird) Coaches for a period, a well known local
operator of Bedford OBs, it is now again in Mulleys livery.