History of MCW MK2 Metrobus Demonstrator (F181YDA)

This bus was the very last demonstrator built for MCW, new in August 1988. Originally demonstrated to Dublin Bus, no orders were forthcoming and it passed to Stevensons of Uttoxeter. Eventually painted in to Arriva colours it last worked in West Yorkshire with Geldards, in the red livery is still has, before being withdrawn from service due to engine failure. It entered private ownership in preservation around 10 years ago, and has recently changed hands. The new owner has a replacement Cummins engine available for the bus,