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ILLUSTRATED FLEET HISTORY - HAMPSHIRE BUS 

Last Updated : August 9th 2018 (under construction)

 

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301 - 373 (Bristol VR)

387 - 452 (Bristol VR)

Secondhand Bristol VR

Bristol LH

Bristol RE

 

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) Survivor
NBC red
302 CRU302L VRT/SL2/363 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3302) 3/1989 (SCRAPPED) NBC redHampshire Bus
303 CRU303L VRT/SL2/364 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3303) 3/1989 (Irvine of Law) NBC red
304 CRU304L VRT/SL2/391 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3304) 11/1988 (SCRAPPED) NBC red
305 CRU305L VRT/SL2/392 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3305) ?/1989 (Irvine of Law) NBC red
306
CRU306L
VRT/SL2/393
4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3306) 3/1988 (SCRAPPED)
NBC red
308 NRU308M VRT/SL2/671 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3308) 6/1983 (Wilts & Dorset 3308) Survivor
NBC red
310 NRU310M VRT/SL2/673 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3310) 6/1983 (Wilts & Dorset 3310) NBC red
312
GLJ464N
VRT/SL2/861 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3312) 11/1989 (SCRAPPED)
NBC redHampshire Bus
313
GLJ465N
VRT/SL2/862 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3313) 12/1988 (SCRAPPED) NBC red
314 GLJ466N VRT/SL2/863 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3314) ?/1989 (Irvine of Law) NBC redHampshire Bus
315 GLJ467N VRT/SL2/865 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3315) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 315) Survivor
NBC redHampshire Bus
316 GLJ468N VRT/SL3/109 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3316) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 68) NBC red
317 JJT432N VRT/SL3/110 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3317) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 62) NBC red
318 KRU439P VRT/SL3/111 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3318) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 69) NBC red
319 KPR35P VRT/SL3/112 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3319) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 75) NBC redHampshire Bus
320 KPR36P VRT/SL3/113 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3320) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 76) NBC redHampshire Bus
321 KPR37P VRT/SL3/114 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3321) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 77) NBC red
322
JJT434N
VRT/SL2/1086
4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3322) 5/1990 (SCRAPPED)
NBC red
323 JJT435N VRT/SL2/1087 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3323) 12/1989 (SCRAPPED) NBC red
Destroyed by fire at Andover, 7/12/1989
342 NEL116P VRT/SL3/280 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3342) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 86) NBC DP red
343 NEL117P VRT/SL3/281 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3343) 9/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 099) NBC DP redo
344 NEL118P VRT/SL3/282 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3344) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 78) NBC DP redHampshire coach VR
345 NEL119P VRT/SL3/283 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3345) 9/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 100) NBC DP redHampshire coach VR
346 NEL120P VRT/SL3/284 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3346) 9/1989 (Stagecoach Scotland 101) NBC DP redHampshire coach VR
347 NJT33P VRT/SL3/313 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3347) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 73) NBC DP red
357 PRU916R VRT/SL3/596 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3357) 1/1992 (Brighton & Hove) NBC redHampshire Bus
358 PRU917R VRT/SL3/597 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3358) 1/1992 (Northern Scottish 083) NBC redHampshire Bus
359 PRU918R VRT/SL3/598 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3359) 2/1991 (SCRAPPED) NBC redHampshire Bus
360 RJT151R VRT/SL3/657 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3360) 11/1990 (Hastings & District 761) NBC redHampshire Bus
361 RJT152R VRT/SL3/660 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3361) 7/1991 (SCRAPPED) NBC redHampshire Bus
362 RJT153R VRT/SL3/661 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3362) 1/1992 (Stagecoach Scotland 127) NBC redHampshire Bus
363 RJT154R VRT/SL3/662 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3363) 2/1991 (SCRAPPED) NBC redHampshire Bus
364 RJT155R VRT/SL3/663 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3364) 1/1992 (Stagecoach Scotland 128) NBC redHampshire Bus
365 RJT156R VRT/SL3/664 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3365) 10/1991 (SCRAPPED) NBC redHampshire Bus
Damaged by arson at Basingstoke, 4/1990
366 RJT157R VRT/SL3/665 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3366) 10/1991 (Stagecoach Scotland 087) NBC redHampshire Bus
369 RPR715R VRT/SL3/725 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3369) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 85) NBC red
370 RPR716R VRT/SL3/726 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3370) 1/1992 (Stagecoach Scotland 084) NBC redHampshire Bus
371 RPR717R VRT/SL3/727 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3371) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 87) NBC red
372 RPR718R VRT/SL3/728 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3372) 8/1991 (SCRAPPED) NBC redHampshire Bus
373 RPR719R VRT/SL3/729 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3373) 4/1990 (SCRAPPED) NBC redHampshire Bus
Destroyed by arson at Basingstoke, 4/1990
 

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) NBC redHampshire Bus
388 VPR487S VRT/SL3/1251 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3388) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 388) NBC redHampshire Bus
389 VPR488S VRT/SL3/1264 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3389) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 88) NBC redHampshire Bus
390 VPR489S VRT/SL3/1265 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3390) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 89) NBC redHampshire Bus
391 VPR490S VRT/SL3/1266 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3391) 3/1992 (Stagecoach South 391) NBC redHampshire Bus
392 VPR491S VRT/SL3/1267 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3392) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 392) NBC redHampshire Bus
393 VPR492S VRT/SL3/1268 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3393) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 393) NBC redHampshire Bus
394 YEL1T VRT/SL3/1513 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3394) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 394) NBC redHampshire Bus
Reregistered HFG193T, 5/1991
395 YEL2T VRT/SL3/1514 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3395) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 395) NBC redHampshire Bus
396 YEL3T VRT/SL3/1515 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3396) 3/1992 (Stagecoach South 396) NBC redHampshire Bus
397 YEL4T VRT/SL3/1516 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3397) 3/1992 (Stagecoach South 397) NBC redHampshire Bus
408 BFX576T VRT/SL3/1798 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3408) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 96) NBC redHampshire Bus
409 BFX577T VRT/SL3/1799 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3409) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 97) NBC redHampshire Bus
410
BFX578T
VRT/SL3/1800
4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3410) 6/1990 (SCRAPPED)
NBC redHampshire Bus
420 ELJ212V VRT/SL3/2094 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3420) 3/1992 (Stagecoach South 420) NBC redHampshire Bus
421 ELJ213V VRT/SL3/2095 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3421) 10/1991 (Hastings & District 693) NBC redHampshire Bus
434 GEL684V VRT/SL3/2264 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3434) 4/1990 (SCRAPPED) NBC redHampshire Bus
Destroyed by arson at Basingstoke, 4/1990
438 KRU838W VRT/SL3/2544 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3438) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 438) NBC redHampshire Bus
439 KRU839W VRT/SL3/2545 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3439) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 439) NBC redHampshire Bus
440 KRU840W VRT/SL3/2552 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3440) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 440) NBC redHampshire Bus
441 KRU841W VRT/SL3/2553 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3441) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 441) NBC redHampshire Bus
442 KRU842W VRT/SL3/2554 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3442) 8/1993 (SCRAPPED) Scammell SmithHendy Lennox advert
Operated by Solent Blue Line 102, 10/1987 to 1/1988
443 KRU843W VRT/SL3/2555 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3443) 2/1988 (United Counties 970) NBC redHampshire Bus
Operated by Solent Blue Line 103, 10/1987 to 1/1988
444 KRU844W VRT/SL3/2556 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3444) 1/1992 (Stagecoach South 444) NBC redHampshire Bus
Operated by Solent Blue Line 104, 10/1987 to 1/1988
445 KRU845W VRT/SL3/2651 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3445) 2/1988 (United Counties 971) NBC redHampshire Bus
Operated by Solent Blue Line 105, 10/1987 to 1/1988
446 KRU846W VRT/SL3/2652 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3446) 2/1988 (United Counties 972) Allegro ComputersHampshire Bus
Operated by Solent Blue Line 106, 10/1987 to 1/1988
447 KRU847W VRT/SL3/2653 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3447) 2/1988 (United Counties 973) British TelecomHampshire Bus
Operated by Solent Blue Line 107, 10/1987 to 1/1988
452 KRU852W VRT/SL3/2702 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3452) 2/1988 (United Counties 974) Broseley HomesHampshire Bus
Operated by Solent Blue Line 112, 10/1987 to 1/1988
 

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) ?/1985 (Non-PCV) NBC red
3826 REU332S LH/1477 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3826) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line) NBC red
3830 TTC789T LH/1505 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3830) 8/1987 (Trimdon Motor Services) NBC red
3831 TTC790T LH/1507 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3831) 8/1987 (Trimdon Motor Services) NBC red
3832 WAE189T LH/1565 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3832) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 213) NBC red
3834 WAE191T LH/1569 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3834) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 214) NBC red
3837 WAE294T LH/1577 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3837) 9/1988 (Teeside Motor Services) NBC redHampshire Bus
3838 WAE295T LH/1578 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3838) 9/1988 (Trimdon Motor Services) NBC redHampshire Bus
3839 YAE511V LH/1579 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3839) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 215) NBC red
3840 YAE512V LH/1580 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3840) 9/1988 (Trimdon Motor Services) NBC redHampshire Bus
3844 YAE516V LH/1584 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3844) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 216) NBC red
3845 YAE517V LH/1585 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3845) 9/1988 (Trimdon Motor Services) NBC redHampshire Bus
3846 YAE518V LH/1586 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3846) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 217) NBC red
3847 YAE519V LH/1587 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3847) 9/1988 (Trimdon Motor Services) NBC redHampshire Bus
3846 AFB586V LH/1594 4/1983 (Hants & Dorset 3848) 10/1987 (Solent Blue Line 218) NBC redHampshire Bus

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

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