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ILLUSTRATED FLEET HISTORY - MIDLAND RED NORTH

BRISTOL VR

Last Updated : May 23rd 2016 (under construction)

This page lists Midland Red North Bristol LHs 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

Fleetnumber

Registration

Chassis Number

Date Acquired

Date Sold Notes
1001 TR6147 (ex-NLJ516M) LH/838 4/1989 (Shamrock & Rambler) 4/1998 (Arriva Midlands North 1)  
1815 YMB515W VRT/SL3/2963 1/1992 (Crosville Wales DVG515) 7/1994 (Rennie of Dunfermline)
1819 YMB519W VRT/SL3/2989 1/1992 (Crosville Wales DVG519) 12/1994 (Crosville Wales OVG519)  
1820 BMA520W VRT/SL3/3008 1/1992 (Crosville Wales DVG520) 4/1994 (Crosville Wales DVG520)  
1823 BMA523W VRT/SL3/3014 1/1992 (Crosville Wales DVG523) 4/1998 (Arriva Midlands North 1823)  
1847 RWT547R VRT/SL3/480 3/1990 (West Yorkshire 1972) 4/1991 (Bee Line Buzz 1847)  
1851 AYG851S VRT/SL3/1438 3/1990 (Keighley & District 1708), then 8/1993 (C Line DVG851) 3/1991 (Bee Line Buzz 1851), then 12/1993 (Crosville Wales DVG651)  
1858 VCA458W VRT/SL3/2560 1/1992 (Crosville Wales DVG458) 4/1998 (Arriva Midlands North 1858)  
1860 VCA460W VRT/SL3/2562 1/1992 (Crosville Wales DVG460) 4/1998 (Arriva Midlands North 1860)  
1867 CJO467R VRT/SL3/835 3/1990 (Carr & Robins of Tomintoul) 4/1992 (SCRAPPED)  
1867 WTU467W VRT/SL3/2694 1/1992 (Crosville Wales DVG467) 12/1994 (Crosville Wales OVG467)  
1868 CJO468R VRT/SL3/836 1/1990 (Carr & Robins of Tomintoul), then 6/1993 (C Line DVG468) 1/1991 (Bee Line Buzz 1868), then 9/1993 (Walker of Anderton)  
1870 WTU470W VRT/SL3/2697 1/1992 (Crosville Wales DVG470) 4/1998 (Arriva Midlands North 1870)  
1871 WTU471W VRT/SL3/2698 11/1989 (Crosville DVG471), then 1/1994 (C Line DVG471) 5/1991 (Bee Line Buzz 1871), then 7/1994 (Rennie of Dunfermline)  
1878 WTU478W VRT/SL3/2789 11/1989 (Crosville DVG478), then 1/1994 (C Line DVG478) 5/1991 (Bee Line Buzz 1871), then 12/1994 (Crosville Wales OVG478)  
1884 WTU484W VRT/SL3/2795 11/1989 (Crosville DVG484) 7/1994 (APT of Rayleigh) Operated by C Line DVG484, 1/1993 to 6/1993 and again 10/1993 to 1/1994
1885 WTU485W VRT/SL3/2796 11/1989 (S.U.T.) 8/1994 (Wrekin of Oakengates) Operated by C Line DVG485, 9/1991 to 6/1993 and again 10/1993 to 1/1994
1887 AHW206V VRT/SL3/2379 12/1995 (Frontline 6206) 7/1996 (Stevensons of Uttoxeter 1887)
1898 JMB398T VRT/SL3/1750 9/1993 (C Line DVL398) 10/1994 (Rennie of Dunfermline)  
1898 AHW207V VRT/SL3/2380 12/1995 (Frontline 6207) 7/1996 (Stevensons of Uttoxeter 1898)

Photo Archive

TR6147 (ex-NLJ516M)

Photo : Mark Priest

YMB515W

Photo : Rob Sly

YMB519W
BMA520W BMA523W

Photo : Richard Jones

RWT547R

Photo : BVRES Collection

AYG851S VCA458W

Photos : BVRES Collection, Chris Bowles

VCA460W

Photos : BVRES Collection, Richard Field

CJO467R WTU467W CJO468R
WTU470W

Photo : Richard Jones

WTU471W

Photo : Ian Simpson

WTU478W
WTU484W WTU485W AHW206V

Photo : Daniel Hill

JMB398T AHW207V

Photo : Mark Pitman


 

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