History of Stagecoach London VA53 (R153VPU)

New to Stagecoach London in 1997 as VA53 it is a Volvo Olympian with Alexander RL bodywork. It later moved onto Stagecoach's Hull depot and was painted into the standard 'beachball' livery and gained the national fleet number of 16053.

After Stagecoach, VA53 passed to Skills where the vehicle was purchased for preservation in spring 2019.