the bus that moves - from 1948 for events of all kinds

Curriculum vitae (still incomplete)


The research work is still ongoing....


 

According to the document, the bus was in the states: California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa (1975), Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (1993), Ohio (1993) and Washington (1984).Transport on a low-loader from Belgium to SwitzerlandFinding the original seats stored in Merenschwand AG since 2010

 

Date

Event

1948

Manufactured by GMC Truck & Coach Division, General Motors Corporation, Pontiac, Michigan, USA as PD 3751, Coach No. 1321

27.07.1948

Enrolled and assigned to Northland Greyhound Lines as No. 796

 

 

 1954

in service with the Dixie Greyhound Lines in Memphis, Tennessee, which later became the Southeastern Greyhound Lines

20.02.1984

Sale from ABC Bus, Faribault, Minnesota to John Elliott, 5904 Lee Valley Rd, Edina. (receipt available)

 

1993

in use at Roadway Express Inc., 1077 Gorge BLVD, Akron, Ohio

 

 

21.10.2000

Sold by John Elliott to Have Bus Will Travel, 536 Pefferlaw, Ontario, Canada (receipt available)

 

 

24.11.2006

Shipment in Baltimore to Europe to the port of destination........

 



 

 

Dieter Kuijl, Belgien

2010

 

02.03.2011

Redeemed in the Canton of Zurich by Larag AG, Wil on behalf of Odile Burger

Bis 2015

Used as an exhibition bus for the Wooster fashion label

Herbst 2016

Transfer to Petit Vivy

11.10.2022

Discovery of the bus by Thomas Aebischer in Petit Vivy near the castle



03.01.2023

Donation of the bus

13.02.2023

Transfer / bus ride from Petit Vivy to Kerzers to the company interBUS

14.02.2023

Inspection of the bus, together with Durot Electric, for the purpose of preparing a feasibility study

01.03.2023

Start of the restoration work

14.04.2023

 

18.04.2023

Conversion of the "Wooster bus" back to a Greyhound bus by attaching the Greyhound logo signs

07.07.2023

With the successful motor vehicle inspection, the bus has regained road approval as a "heavy motor vehicle, sales vehicle category".
Exactly 75 years to the month after it was first put on the road.

11.07.2023

Applying the new lettering in original font

21.07.2023

Major engine service at Helvetic Diesel GmbH in Wiler near Seedorf

27.07.2023

Anniversary trip around Lake Murten on the occasion of his 75th birthday

04.09.2023

New tires

Okt/Nov.23

On the road as an exhibition and sales bus with SoCo/Superate in Solothurn, Zofingen, Neuchâtel, Murten and Fribourg

11.03.2024

Replacing the two main headlights / Replacement of an original fog light bulb

02.04.2024

Replacement of the defective starter

19.04.2024

Calibration of the tachograph