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ILLUSTRATED FLEET HISTORY - HAMPSHIRE BUS 

Last Updated : January 23rd 2016 (under construction)

 

Links to Sections on this page

301 - 373 (Bristol VR) (Photo Archive)

387 - 452 (Bristol VR) (Photo Archive)

Secondhand Bristol VR (Photo Archive)

Bristol LH (Photo Archive)

Bristol RE (Photo Archive)

 

This page lists Hampshire Bus Bristol LHs, REs and VRs including links to 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

301 - 373 (Bristol VR)

Fleetnumber

Registration

Chassis Number

Date Acquired

Date Sold Notes
301 CRU301L VRT/SL2/362 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3301) 12/1988 (Pike of Smannell)
302 CRU302L VRT/SL2/363 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3302) 3/1989 (SCRAPPED)
303 CRU303L VRT/SL2/364 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3303) 3/1989 (Irvine of Law)
304 CRU304L VRT/SL2/391 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3304) 11/1988 (SCRAPPED)
305 CRU305L VRT/SL2/392 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3305) ?/1989 (Irvine of Law)
306
CRU306L
VRT/SL2/393
4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3306) 3/1988 (SCRAPPED)

308 NRU308M VRT/SL2/671 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3308) ?/1983 (Wilts & Dorset 3308)
310 NRU310M VRT/SL2/673 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3310) ?/1983 (Wilts & Dorset 3310)
312
GLJ466N
VRT/SL2/861 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3312) 11/1989 (SCRAPPED)

313
GLJ465N
VRT/SL2/862 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3313) 12/1988 (SCRAPPED)
314 GLJ466N VRT/SL2/863 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3314) ?/1989 (Irvine of Law)
315 GLJ467N VRT/SL2/865 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3315) Not known (Stagecoach South 315)
316 GLJ468N VRT/SL3/109 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3316) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 68)
317 JJT432N VRT/SL3/110 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3317) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 62)
318 KRU439P VRT/SL3/111 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3318) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 69)
319 KPR35P VRT/SL3/112 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3319) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 75)
320 KPR36P VRT/SL3/113 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3320) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 76)
321 KPR37P VRT/SL3/114 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3321) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 77)
322
JJT434N
VRT/SL2/1086
4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3322) 5/1990 (SCRAPPED)

323 JJT435N VRT/SL2/1087 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3323) 12/1989 (SCRAPPED) Destroyed by fire at Andover, 12/1989
342 NEL116P VRT/SL3/280 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3342) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 86)
343 NEL117P VRT/SL3/281 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3343) 9/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 099)
344 NEL118P VRT/SL3/282 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3344) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 78)
345 NEL119P VRT/SL3/283 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3345) 9/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 100)
346 NEL120P VRT/SL3/284 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3346) 9/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 101)
347 NJT33P VRT/SL3/313 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3347) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 73)
357 PRU916R VRT/SL3/596 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3357) 1/1992 (Brighton & Hove)
358 PRU917R VRT/SL3/597 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3358) 1/1992 (Northern Scottish 083)
359 PRU918R VRT/SL3/598 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3359) 2/1991 (SCRAPPED)
360 RJT151R VRT/SL3/657 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3360) Not known (Hastings & District 761)
361 RJT152R VRT/SL3/660 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3361) 7/1991 (SCRAPPED)
362 RJT153R VRT/SL3/661 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3362) 1/1992 (Stagecoach Scotland 127)
363 RJT154R VRT/SL3/662 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3363) Not known (SCRAPPED)
364 RJT155R VRT/SL3/663 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3364) 1/1992 (Stagecoach Scotland 128)
365 RJT156R VRT/SL3/664 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3365) 10/1991 (SCRAPPED) Damaged by arson at Basingstoke, 4/1990
366 RJT157R VRT/SL3/665 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3366) 10/1991 (Stagecoach Scotland 087)
369 RPR715R VRT/SL3/725 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3369) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 85)
370 RPR716R VRT/SL3/726 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3370) 1/1992 (Stagecoach Scotland 084)
371 RPR717R VRT/SL3/727 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3371) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 87)
372 RPR718R VRT/SL3/728 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3372) 8/1991 (SCRAPPED)
373 RPR719R VRT/SL3/729 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3373) 4/1990 (SCRAPPED) Destroyed by arson at Basingstoke, 4/1990

301 - 373 Photo Archive

CRU301L CRU302L

Photo : Dave Mant

CRU303L

Photo : Dave Mant

CRU304L CRU305L

Photo : Clive Thorne

NRU308M
NRU310M GLJ466N

Photo : BVRES Collection

GLJ467N

Photo : BVRES Collection

GLJ468N JJT432N KRU439P
KPR35P

Photo : BVRES Collection

KPR36P

Photo : Peter Relf

KPR37P
JJT435N NEL116P NEL117P
NEL118P

Photo : BVRES Collection

NEL119P

Photo : Gareth Crowther

NEL120P

Photo : Ian Kirby

NJT33P

Photo : Busspotter

PRU916R

Photo : Busspotter

PRU917R

Photo : Dave Mant

PRU918R RJT151R RJT152R

Photo : BVRES Collection

RJT153R RJT154R

Photo : Clive Thorne

RJT155R
RJT156R RJT157R RPR715R
RPR716R

Photo : Ken Lansdowne

RPR717R RPR718R

Photo : Dave Mant

RPR719R

 

387 - 452 (Bristol VR)

Fleetnumber

Registration

Chassis Number

Date Acquired

Date Sold Notes
387 VPR486S VRT/SL3/1250 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3387) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 387)
388 VPR487S VRT/SL3/1251 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3388) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 388)
389 VPR488S VRT/SL3/1264 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3389) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 88)
390 VPR489S VRT/SL3/1265 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3390) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 89)
391 VPR490S VRT/SL3/1266 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3391) 3/1992 (Stagecoach South 391)
392 VPR491S VRT/SL3/1267 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3392) Not known (Stagecoach South 392)
393 VPR492S VRT/SL3/1268 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3393) Not known (Stagecoach South 393)
394 YEL1T VRT/SL3/1513 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3394) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 394) Reregistered HFG193T, ?/19??
395 YEL2T VRT/SL3/1514 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3395) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 395)
396 YEL3T VRT/SL3/1515 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3396) 3/1992 (Stagecoach South 396)
397 YEL4T VRT/SL3/1516 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3397) 3/1992 (Stagecoach South 397)
408 BFX576T VRT/SL3/1798 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3408) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 96)
409 BFX577T VRT/SL3/1799 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3409) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 97)
410
BFX578T
VRT/SL3/1800
4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3410) 6/1990 (SCRAPPED)

420 ELJ212V VRT/SL3/2094 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3420) 3/1992 (Stagecoach South 420)
421 ELJ213V VRT/SL3/2095 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3421) 10/1991 (Hastings & District 693)
434 GEL684V VRT/SL3/2264 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3434) 4/1990 (SCRAPPED) Destroyed by arson at Basingstoke, 4/1990
438 KRU838W VRT/SL3/2544 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3438) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 438)
439 KRU839W VRT/SL3/2545 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3439) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 439)
440 KRU840W VRT/SL3/2552 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3440) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 440)
441 KRU841W VRT/SL3/2553 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3441) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 441)
442 KRU842W VRT/SL3/2554 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3442) 8/1993 (SCRAPPED) Transferred to Solent Blue Line 102, 10/1987 to 1/1988
443 KRU843W VRT/SL3/2555 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3443) 2/1988 (United Counties 970) Transferred to Solent Blue Line 103, 10/1987 to 1/1988
444 KRU844W VRT/SL3/2556 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3444) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 444) Transferred to Solent Blue Line 104, 10/1987 to 1/1988
445 KRU845W VRT/SL3/2651 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3445) 2/1988 (United Counties 971) Transferred to Solent Blue Line 105, 10/1987 to 1/1988
446 KRU846W VRT/SL3/2652 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3446) 2/1988 (United Counties 972) Transferred to Solent Blue Line 106, 10/1987 to 1/1988
447 KRU847W VRT/SL3/2653 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3447) 2/1988 (United Counties 973) Transferred to Solent Blue Line 107, 10/1987 to 1/1988
452 KRU852W VRT/SL3/2702 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3452) 2/1988 (United Counties 974) Transferred to Solent Blue Line 112, 10/1987 to 1/1988

387 - 452 Photo Archive

VPR486S VPR487S VPR488S
VPR489S

Photo : Peter Relf

VPR490S

Photo : BVRES Collection

VPR491S
VPR492S YEL1T

Photo : Dave Mant

YEL2T

Photo : Busspotter

YEL3T

Photo : Photobus

YEL4T

Photo : Ken Lansdowne

BFX576T

Photo : Ian Simpson

BFX577T

Photo : Dave Mant

ELJ212V

Photo : Clive Thorne

ELJ213V
GEL684V KRU838W

Photo : Clive Thorne

KRU839W
KRU840W KRU841W KRU842W

Photo : Clive Thorne

KRU843W

Photo : Dave Mant

KRU844W KRU845W
KRU846W KRU847W KRU852W

 

Secondhand Bristol VR

Fleetnumber

Registration

Chassis Number

Date Acquired

Date Sold Notes
101 866NHT LD6G 178001 ?/1990 (Stagecoach of Perth) 1/1992 (Wilts & Dorset 4001)  
160 JOU160P VRT/SL3/122 1/2000 (Cheltenham District 201) 7/2014 (Cheltenham District 201) Transferred to preserved fleet, 12/2004
161 EWS746W VRT/SL3/2943 6/2000 (Stagecoach South 161) 12/2003 (Non-PCV)
162 EWS748W VRT/SL3/2953 6/2000 (Stagecoach South 162) 10/2004 (Preserved)
163 EWS751W VRT/SL3/2956 4/2000 (Sussex Coastline 163) 10/2004 (Preserved)
164
LFJ880W
VRT/SL3/2834
1/2000 (Stagecoach South 7450) 8/2000 (Non-PCV)

165 XJJ668V VRT/SL3/2453 1/2000 (Stagecoach South 7668) 6/2000 (Stagecoach South 165)
166 SKL680X VRT/SL3/3059 1/2000 (Stagecoach South 7680) 6/2000 (Stagecoach South 166)
167 SKL685X VRT/SL3/3067 1/2000 (Stagecoach South 7685) 2/2002 (SCRAPPED) Deroofed under a low bridge, 12/2001
381 UWV611S VRT/SL3/1130 4/1990 (Southdown 611) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 381)
382 XAP637S VRT/SL3/1452 4/1990 (Southdown 637) 1/1992 (SCRAPPED)
384 UWV604S VRT/SL3/1100 4/1990 (Southdown 604) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 384)
422 FDV818V VRT/SL3/2364 11/1988 (Devon General 1186) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 422)
433 FDV834V VRT/SL3/2368 1/1989 (Devon General 1190) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 433)
435 FDV839V VRT/SL3/2435 11/1988 (Devon General 1195) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 435)
445 LFJ851W VRT/SL3/2623 11/1988 (Devon General 1204) 2/1991 (SCRAPPED)
446 LFJ874W VRT/SL3/2824 11/1988 (Devon General 1227) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 446)
447 LFJ881W VRT/SL3/2835 1/1989 (Devon General 1234) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 447)
448 LFJ870W VRT/SL3/2767 1/1989 (Devon General 1223) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 448)
449 LFJ875W VRT/SL3/2829 1/1989 (Devon General 1228) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 449)
450 LFJ880W VRT/SL3/2834 1/1989 (Devon General 1233) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 450) See also 164 above
7651 XJJ651V VRT/SL3/2215 1/2000 (Stagecoach South 7651) 4/2000 (SCRAPPED) Withdrawn following an accident, 1/2000
7677 CJJ677W VRT/SL3/3036 1/2000 (Stagecoach South 7677) 3/2000 (Chepstow Classic Buses)

Secondhand VR Photo Archive

JOU160P

Photo : Allan Macfarlane

EWS746W

Photo : Steve Clements

EWS748W

Photo : Neil Clifton

EWS751W

Photos : Gerry Cork, Andy Gilmour

XJJ668V SKL680X

Photo : Chris Stewart

SKL685X

Photo : Basingstoke Gazette

UWV611S

Photo : Ken Lansdowne

XAP637S
UWV604S

Photo : John Upton

FDV818V FDV834V

Photo : Clive Thorne

FDV839V

Photo : BVRES Collection

LFJ851W

Photo : Dave Mant

LFJ874W

Photo : Rob Sly

LFJ881W

Photo : BVRES Collection

LFJ870W

Photo : Rob Sly

LFJ875W

Photo : Rob Sly

LFJ880W

Photo : Rob Sly

XJJ651V CJJ677W

 

The following VRs were acquired from Cumberland in 9/1987 for transfer to Solent Blue Line in 10/1987:

LHG449T LHG450T LHG451T LHG452T LHG453T LHG454T
LHG455T LHG456T LHG457T LHG458T LHG459T TRN460V
TRN461V TRN462V TRN463V TRN464V TRN465V

 

Bristol LH

Fleetnumber

Registration

Chassis Number

Date Acquired

Date Sold Notes
895 SNU851R LH/1375 11/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 363) 12/1990 (Stagecoach Scotland 363)
896 SNU853R LH/1377 11/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 364) 9/1990 (Stagecoach Scotland 364)
897 WVO854S LH/1489 11/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 365) 12/1990 (Stagecoach Scotland 365)
898 WVO855S LH/1490 11/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 366) 9/1990 (Stagecoach Scotland 366)
899 WVO856S LH/1491 11/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 367) 12/1990 (Stagecoach Scotland 367)
3544 GLJ476N LH/978 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3544) ?/1990 (Non-PCV)
3826 REU332S LH/1477 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3826) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line)
3830 TTC789T LH/1505 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3830) 8/1987 (Trimdon Motor Services)
3831 TTC790T LH/1507 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3831) 8/1987 (Trimdon Motor Services)
3832 WAE189T LH/1565 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3832) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 213)
3834 WAE191T LH/1569 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3834) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 214)
3837 WAE294T LH/1577 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3837) 9/1988 (Teeside Motor Services)
3838 WAE295T LH/1578 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3838) 9/1988 (Trimdon Motor Services)
3839 YAE511V LH/1579 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3839) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 215)
3840 YAE512V LH/1580 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3840) 9/1988 (Trimdon Motor Services)
3844 YAE516V LH/1584 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3844) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 216)
3845 YAE517V LH/1585 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3845) 9/1988 (Trimdon Motor Services)
3846 YAE518V LH/1586 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3846) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 217)
3847 YAE519V LH/1587 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3847) 9/1988 (Trimdon Motor Services)
3846 AFB586V LH/1594 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3848) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 218)
9088 REL745H LH/302 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3028) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line) Converted for use as a mobile office

Bristol LH Photo Archive

SNU851R SNU853R WVO854S
WVO855S

Photo : BVRES Collection

WVO856S NLJ526M
GLJ476N REU332S TTC789T
TTC790T WAE189T WAE191T
WAE294T WAE295T YAE511V
YAE512V

Photo : Mark Harrington

YAE516V

Photo : Richard Worrell

YAE517V

Photo : From the Internet

YAE518V YAE519V AFB586V

Photo : Douglas Baker

REL745H

Photo : BVRES Collection

 

Bristol RE

Fleetnumber

Registration

Chassis Number

Date Acquired

Date Sold Notes
174 XBW74M RELH4/635 Not known (City of Oxford 174) Not known (Isle Coaches of Owston Ferry)
175
XBW75M
RELH4/636
Not known (City of Oxford 175) Not known (Non-PCV)

176
XBW76M
RELH4/637
Not known (City of Oxford 176) Not known (Ellis of Dorking)

605 NLJ820G RELL3/513 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 605) 7/1983 (Non-PCV)
606 NLJ821G RELL3/514 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 606) 2/1984 (Non-PCV)
607 NLJ822G RELL3/515 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 607) 7/1983 (Non-PCV)
611 RLJ797H RELL3/832 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 611) 12/1986 (SCRAPPED)
614 RLJ800H RELL3/869 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 614) 12/1986 (SCRAPPED)
615 TRU225J RELL3/1125 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 615) ?/1984 (SCRAPPED)
616 TRU226J RELL3/1126 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 616) ?/1983 (SCRAPPED)
618 TRU945J RELL3/1170 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 618) 10/1986 (SCRAPPED)
625 AEL100K RELL3/1735 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 625) ?/1984 (SCRAPPED)
626 AEL105K RELL3/1736 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 626) 7/1987 (Kent Coach Tours of Ashford)
629 CRU139L RELL3/1843 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 629) 6/1986 (Jacobs of Fair Oak)
631 CRU141L RELL3/1845 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 631) 10/1986 (Coastal Red of Harwich)
632 CRU142L RELL3/1846 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 632) ?/1986 (Non-PCV)
1621 RLJ340H RELL3/822 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 1621) Not known (SCRAPPED)
1633 SRU831H RELL3/1057 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 1633) Not known (SCRAPPED)
1637 TRU219J RELL3/1101 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 1637) by 4/1984 (Non-PCV)
1642 UEL562J RELL3/1292 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 1642) ?/1984 (Independent of Horsforth)
1643 UEL563J RELL3/1342 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 1643) ?/1984 (Gash of Newark)
1644 UEL564J RELL3/1343 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 1644) ?/1984 (Independent of Horsforth)

Bristol RE Photo Archive

UEL564J    
     

 

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