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ILLUSTRATED FLEET HISTORY - HAPPY AL'S OF BIRKENHEAD

Last Updated : May 8th 2016 (brought up-to-date)

This page lists all Bristol VRs known to have been operated by Happy Al's 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 

Fleetnumbers

Registration

Chassis Number

Date Acquired

Date Sold

Photos
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Notes
1 (1993) HTU164N VRT/SL2/1021 11/1987 (Crosville DVG275) 9/1994 (Mulley of Ixworth)
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Photos : Martin Connolly, BVRES Collection
 
  YTU356S VRT/SL3/962 3/1989 (S.U.T.) 12/1992 (SCRAPPED)
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Photos : Online Transport Archive
Withdrawn with fire damage and used for spares, 12/1992
  MOD570P VRT/SL3/304 9/1990 (East Kent 7570) 2/1994 (Eastham Garage of Eastham
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Photo : Online Transport Archive
 
 

HHL736L

VRT/SL2/449

11/1990 (United Auto 561)

7/1993 (SCRAPPED)

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Photo : Online Transport Archive
 Used as an immobile office at Livingston Street garage.
  UNW929R VRT/SL3/855 by 1/1991 (West Riding 840) 1/1993 (Happy Days of Woodseaves 119)
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  RYG385R VRT/SL3/501 by 4/1991 (Yorkshire Rider 831) 1/1993 (Happy Days of Woodseaves)
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  RYG389R VRT/SL3/646 by 4/1991 (West Riding 835) 1/1993 (Happy Days of Woodseaves 121)
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4 (1993) MOU745R VRT/SL3/446 8/1992 (Badgerline 5071) 8/1994 (Swallow Coaches of Warmley)
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Photo : Len10pool
 
5 (1993) MOU741R VRT/SL3/396 8/1992 (Badgerline 5067) 8/1994 (Swallow Coaches of Warmley)
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6 (1993) CBV15S VRT/SL3/1031 8/1992 (Southend 311) by 12/1997 (SCRAPPED)
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Photo : BVRES Collection
 
7 (1993)
3 (4/1998)
2 (2/1999)
ALZ3542 (ex-TWS907T)  VRT/SL3/1574 8/1992 (Badgerline 5126) 3/2002 (SCRAPPED)
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Photos : BVRES Collection, Dave Beardmore
 
3 (1993) OPL216R VRT/SL3/697 12/1992 (Benson of Greasby) 8/1994 (Eastham Garage of Eastham)
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Photo : BVRES Collection
 
8 (1993) AHW204V VRT/SL3/2377 1/1993 (Bristol Omnibus 5153) by 12/1999 (SCRAPPED)
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Photo : Ken Lansdowne
 
9 (1993) AHW205V VRT/SL3/2378 1/1993 (Bristol Omnibus 5154) by 12/1999 (SCRAPPED)
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Photo : BVRES Collection
 
10 (1993)
5 (4/1998)
13 (2/1999)
ALS645V (ex-AHU518V) VRT/SL3/2293 1/1993 (Bristol Omnibus 5141) by 9/2002 (Continental Coaches of Eston)
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Photos : James Willmott Collection, Michael Bennett
 
11 (1993) AHU520V VRT/SL3/2300 1/1993 (Bristol Omnibus 5143) 10/1997 (A1 Coaches of Woolton)
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12 (1993) AHU521V VRT/SL3/2301 1/1993 (Bristol Omnibus 5144) by 12/2001 (SCRAPPED)
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Photo : BVRES Collection
 
13 (1993) AHU522V VRT/SL3/2302 1/1993 (Bristol Omnibus 5145) by 12/2001 (SCRAPPED)
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Photo : BVRES Collection
 
20 (10/1993)
23 (4/1998)
11 (2/1999)
XAZ1372 (ex-KJO503W) VRT/SL3/2632 10/1993 (City of Oxford 503) 7/2002 (SCRAPPED)
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Photos : BVRES Collection, Online Transport Archive
 
21 (10/1993)
50 (4/1998)
12 (2/1999)
XAZ1373 (ex-KJO506W) VRT/SL3/2633 10/1993 (City of Oxford 506) by 4/2002 (SCRAPPED)
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Photo : BVRES Collection, Neil Hilton
 
22 (10/1993)
1 (4/1998)
ALZ3537 (ex-KJO508W) VRT/SL3/2637 10/1993 (City of Oxford 508) 7/2002 (SCRAPPED)
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Photo : Martin Connolly
 
23 (10/1993)
29 (4/1998) 24 (2/1999)
ALZ7211 (ex-KJO509W) VRT/SL3/2638 10/1993 (City of Oxford 509) 7/2002 (SCRAPPED)
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Photo : Michael Bennett
 
24 (10/1993)
11 (4/1998) 10 (2/1999)
XAZ1371 (ex-PFC511W) VRT/SL3/2995 10/1993 (City of Oxford 511) 7/2002 (SCRAPPED)
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Photos : Martin Connolly, Dave Beardmore
 
25 (10/1993)
30 (4/1998) 15 (2/1999)
PFC513W VRT/SL3/2997 10/1993 (City of Oxford 513) by 1/2003 (Griffiths, Port Dinorwic)
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  XPT800V VRT/SL3/2427 8/1995 (Oare of Brynford) by 12/2001 (SCRAPPED)
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10 (8/1995)
8 (4/1998)
HWJ928W VRT/SL3/2735 8/1995 (Smith of Prenton) 9/1998 (Norbus of Kirby)
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40 (4/1998)
3 (2/1999)
ALZ6403 (ex-HWJ929W) VRT/SL3/2752 8/1995 (Lincolnshire 1979) by 4/2002 (SCRAPPED)
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Photos : Dave Longbottom, Dave Beardmore, Martin Connolly
 
43 (4/1998) ALZ7317 (ex-RUA453W) VRT/SL3/2863 8/1995 (Oare of Brynford) 9/1998 (Shamrock of Pontypridd)
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Photos : BVRES Collection, Dave Beardmore
 
47 (4/1998)
16 (2/1999)
VUA471X VRT/SL3/3044 8/1995 (Oare of Brynford) 12/1999 (Walton of Freckleton)
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Photos : Martin Connolly, BVRES Collection, Stuart Gilkes
 

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