SITE INDEX

Last Updated : February 5th 2019 (page added)

This website has grown in a fairly disorganised way over a period of nearly 20 years, some pages being easier to find than others. Time has come to provide you with a central index of what's here and where to find it!

Complete Chassis Lists
Every vehicle listed by original owner including separate lists of surviving vehicles around the World
VR
Lodekka
RE
LH

Operator/Vehicle Lists
Every operator who ever ran a VR, Lodekka, RE or LH
Major Operators
Tilling, NBC, post-deregulation companies and large groups (eg, First, Stagecoach, Arriva)
Municipals and P.T.E.s
Public and local-authority owned companies
Independent Operators
Smaller privately owned companies listed by county
Miscellaneous
Lists of vehicles in preservation, non-PSV use, driver trainers, van conversions and exported
Non-PSV Operators
Non-PSV who operated significant numbers of vehicles
Overseas Operators
Overseas operators who operated significant numbers of vehicles
New Zealand Operators
Lists of vehicles owned by operators in New Zealand  **under construction**

Special Features
Liveries
Lists of fleet liveries (including photos) carried by individual vehicles  **under construction**
Advertising liveries
Lists (by company) of advertising and special liveries carried by individual vehicles **under construction**
Accidents and Fire damage
Incidents showing vehicles involved in accidents and having sustained fire damage
Unusual vehicles
Vehicles that have had interesting conversions or unusual uses
Vehicle News
News items about vehicles from 2007 to the present day
Photo of the Month Archive
Archive of Photo of the Month features dating back to 2000
Interesting vehicles on eBay Bristols and other interesting vehicles currently for sale on eBay. By clicking on the links you help to raise funds for vehicle preservation
Bristols for sale Bristol vehicles for sale. This is a free service aimed at finding a good home for worthy vehicles
Bristols on video
YouTube clips of vehicles
Mobile homes
List of vehicles that have been used as mobile homes and caravans
Operation manuals
Downloadable links to service, operations and parts manuals for chassis, bodies and engines
Spotters' Log
Photos hot off the press of vehicles in use around the World, with private owners or at rallies

Bristol VR links
Complete Chassis list
Matrix of VRs built by chassis variant by original operator.  Also links to lists of all surviving VRs
Original Owners
Lists of VRs by original owner showing which survive and which have been scrapped
Current Operators
List of VRs currently in commercial use around the World
Preserved (current)
List of VRs currently in preservation including restoration status and most recently available photo
Preserved (all)
List of all VRs that have been in preservation including disposals
Non-PSV (current)
List of VRs currently in non-PSV use in the UK including most recently available photo
Non-PSV (all)
List of all VRs that have seen non-PSV use
Driver trainers
List of VRs used as dedicated driver training vehicles
Exported
List of VRs that were exported after finishing in service in the U.K.
Maintenance and Spares
Information to help with vehicle maintenance, servicing and parts
Doctor Who Filming
The story of three VRs used to film the Doctor Who episode "Planet of the Dead"
Overland to Ethiopia
The trip of a lifetime taking a VR across the desert to Ethiopia in 2008
World Cup 2010
A VR leads the convoy of Dutch fans all the way to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa

Bristol Lodekka links
Complete Chassis list
Matrix of Lodekkas built by chassis variant by original operator.  Also links to lists of all surviving Lodekkas
Preserved
List of all Lodekkas that have been in preservation including disposals
Non-PSV
List of all Lodekkas that have seen non-PSV use
Driver trainers
List of Lodekkas used as dedicated driver training vehicles
Exported
List of Lodekkas that were exported after finishing in service in the U.K.
Sanction list
List of all Lodekkas by build sanction showing build variations by individual vehicle **under construction**
Build Features
Detailed description of the variations in design and build features during Lodekka production **under construction**
Pre-Production Batch
Focus on the pre-production batch of six Lodekkas delivered to operators in 1953 prior to the main production run
Long LD Batch
Focus on the batch of long LDs delivered to operators in 1957
Toastracks
Short article about the batch of Lodekkas that were converted to toastrack layout for use on the island of St Lucia

Bristol RE links
Complete Chassis list
Matrix of REs built by chassis variant by original operator.  Also links to lists of all surviving REs
Preserved
List of all REs that have been in preservation including disposals
Non-PSV
List of all REs that have seen non-PSV use
Driver trainers
List of REs used as dedicated driver training vehicles
Exported
List of REs that were exported both new and after finishing in service in the U.K.
Maintenance and Spares
Information to help with vehicle maintenance, servicing and parts
Christchurch, NZ
List of REs delivered new to Christchurch Transport Board in New Zealand
Northern Ireland
List of REs delivered new to Ulsterbus and Citybus in Northern Ireland

Bristol LH links
Complete Chassis list
Matrix of LHs by chassis variant by original operator.  Also links to lists of all surviving LHs
Independent Operators list
Matrix of LHs (mostly coaches) new to independent operatorss by chassis variant by original operator
Preserved
List of all LHs that have been in preservation including disposals
Non-PSV
List of all LHs that have seen non-PSV use
Driver trainers
List of LHs used as dedicated driver training vehicles
Exported
List of LHs that were exported after finishing in service in the U.K.
Van conversions
List of LHs that were built with pantechnicon van bodied for use by the Silver Cross company
NBC Survivors
List of surviving LHs that were new to National Bus Company subsidiaries
Municipal & PTE Survivors
List of surviving LHs that were new to municipal and P.T.E. operators
London Transport Survivors
List of surviving LHs that were new to London Transport
Independent Survivors
List of surviving LHs that were new to independent operators in the U.K.

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