IAN EVERSON relates the long and varied career of a single-decker new to the Isle of Man and now — shorn of its roof — into the fourth phase of a 17-year Channel Island life on routes in Jersey

Newly converted to open-top, Plaxton Pointer-bodied Dennis Dart 205 (J 90172) operating a sightseeing tour in St Helier on 1 June.
A June 2010 view of 205, newly repainted in Tantivy Blue livery.
A rear view of J 90172 when it was Jersey Bus 14. MATTHEW ANDERSON

The appearance of an opentop Dennis Dart in Jersey this summer marks the latest twist in the long story of a vehicle first used on another island 23 years ago.

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