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ILLUSTRATED FLEET HISTORY - BADGERLINE 

SINGLE-DOOR BRISTOL VR

Last Updated : February 11th 2017 (under construction)

This page lists Badgerline single-door Bristol VRs including all photos currently in the BVRES Collection showing the liveries carried by individual vehicles. If you have any further information or photos I would be delighted to hear from you at rob@robsly.com 

Fleetnumber

Registration

Chassis Number

Date Acquired

Date Sold Notes
5500
HTC726N VRT/SL2/1104
1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5500) 11/1991 (Durbin of Bristol)

5501 HTC727N VRT/SL2/1105 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5501) ?/1997 (SCRAPPED)

5502 HTC728N VRT/SL2/1106 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5502) 11/1988 (Western National 1084)

5503 HTC729N
VRT/SL2/1107 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5503) 9/1988 (Jones of Shoeburyness)

5504 KOU790P VRT/SL3/243
1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5504) 12/1987 (SCRAPPED)

5505 KOU791P VRT/SL3/244 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5505) 7/1998 (Preserved)

5506 KOU792P VRT/SL3/245 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5506) 6/1997 (SCRAPPED)

5508 KOU794P VRT/SL3/247 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5508) 1/1996 (Guide Friday of Stratford)

5509 KOU795P VRT/SL3/248 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5509) 1/1998 (SCRAPPED)

5510 KOU796P
VRT/SL3/249 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5510) 11/1988 (Western National 1085)
5511
LHT721P
VRT/SL3/294
1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5511) 4/1998 (SCRAPPED)

5516
PEU511R VRT/SL3/875
1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5516) 5/1993 (Midland Red South 940)

5517
PEU512R VRT/SL3/882 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5517) 6/1998 (SCRAPPED)

5518
PEU513R VRT/SL3/883 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5518) 9/1998 (SCRAPPED)
5519
PEU514R VRT/SL3/884 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5519) 9/1998 (SCRAPPED)
5522
PEU517R VRT/SL3/887 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5522) 1/1997 (SCRAPPED)
Withdrawn following an accident, 1/1997
5523
PEU518R
VRT/SL3/888 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5523) 9/1998 (Western National 1260)

5526
RFB626S
VRT/SL3/1045
1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5526) 8/1997 (SCRAPPED)

5529 DHW351W VRT/SL3/2917 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5529) 8/1998 (Preserved)  
5531
EWS739W
VRT/SL3/2925 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5531) 8/1998 (First Durbin 5531)

5533
EWS741W
VRT/SL3/2930 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5533) 8/1998 (Abus of Bristol)

5534
EWS742W
VRT/SL3/2931 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5534) 3/1999 (First Bristol Buses 5534)

5536 EWS744W VRT/SL3/2933 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5536) 8/1997 (Brewer 960)  
5537 EWS745W VRT/SL3/2942 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5537) 8/1998 (Exported)  
5539
EWS747W
VRT/SL3/2944 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5539) 3/1990 (Western National 1227)

5541
EWS749W
VRT/SL3/2954 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5541) 8/1998 (First Durbin 5541)
5542 EWS750W VRT/SL3/2955 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5542) 9/1998 (Exported)  
5544
EWS752W
VRT/SL3/2957
1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5544) 8/1998 (Non-PCV)

5545 EWS753W VRT/SL3/2958 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5545) 7/1998 (Preserved)
5546 EWS754W VRT/SL3/2959 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5546) 8/1998 (Exported)  
5550 STW26W VRT/SL3/2681 2/1991 (Thamesway 3082) 8/1998 (Exported)  
5551
KOO792V
VRT/SL3/2272
2/1991 (Thamesway 3074) 3/1999 (First Bristol Buses 5551)

5552
UVX2S
VRT/SL3/890
2/1991 (Thamesway 3065) 9/1994 (Provincial 508)

5553
KOO791V
VRT/SL3/2271
2/1991 (Thamesway 3073) 8/1998 (Abus of Bristol)
5554
KOO793V
VRT/SL3/2273
2/1991 (Thamesway 3075) 3/1999 (First Bristol Buses 5554)
5555 LBD922V VRT/SL3/2136 2/1991 (Thamesway 3217) 8/1998 (Exported)  
5556 FRP906T VRT/SL3/1836 2/1991 (Thamesway 3215) 9/1998 (Exported)  
5557 STW29W VRT/SL3/2684 2/1991 (Thamesway 3085) 9/1998 (Exported)  
5558 STW31W VRT/SL3/2800 4/1992 (Thamesway 3087) 8/1998 (Exported)  
5559 STW32W VRT/SL3/2814 5/1992 (Western National 1239) 9/1998 (Chepstow Classic Buses)  
5560 STW33W VRT/SL3/2815 4/1992 (Thamesway 3089) 3/1999 (First Bristol Buses 5560)  
5561
STW34W
VRT/SL3/2816
4/1992 (Thamesway 3090) 4/1996 (Western National 1258)

5562
XHK221X
VRT/SL3/3032
4/1992 (Thamesway 3116) 3/1999 (First Bristol Buses 5562)
5563
XHK222X
VRT/SL3/3033
4/1992 (Thamesway 3117) 8/1998 (Abus of Bristol)

5564
XHK224X
VRT/SL3/3039
4/1992 (Thamesway 3119) 3/1999 (First Bristol Buses 5564)
5565
XHK227X
VRT/SL3/3042
4/1992 (Thamesway 3122) 7/1998 (SCRAPPED)

5600 JNU136N VRT/SL2/1058 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5600) 8/1996 (SCRAPPED)  
5601 JNU137N VRT/SL2/1059 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5601) 11/1988 (Western National 1082)  
5602 JNU138N VRT/SL2/1060 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5602) 11/1988 (Western National 1083)  
5607
HPT85N
VRT/SL2/955
1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5607) 3/1987 (SCRAPPED)
Destroyed by fire, 3/1987
5614
MUA873P
VRT/SL3/165
1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5614) 1/1996 (Guide Friday of Stratford) Operated by Western National 1086, 11/1989 to 4/1993
5615
MUA874P
VRT/SL3/166 1/1986 (Bristol Omnibus 5615) 1/1998 (SCRAPPED)

  RRP859R VRT/SL3/604 2/1991 (Thamesway 3208) 8/1991 (SCRAPPED) Acquired for spares

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