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ILLUSTRATED FLEET HISTORY - NORTHERN BUS OF NORTH ANSTON

Last Updated : January 31st 2017 (brought up-to-date)

This page lists all Bristol VRs and Lodekkas operated by Northern Bus 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

Fleet Number

Registration

Chassis Number

Date Acquired

Date Withdrawn and Sold Notes
509 OWJ637A (ex-928CFM, ACA217A) LD6G 138015 6/1988 (PK Historic of Hunmanby) 4/1989 (Non-PCV)  
528 LFS292F VRTLL/113 2/1989 (Hedingham & District L104) 5/1990 (SCRAPPED)
538 BTU371S VRT/SL3/1282 6/1989 (Crosville DVG371) 8/1990 (Richardson of Midhurst)
545
VJA665S
VRT/SL3/1327
7/1989 (Mayne of Manchester)
9/1989 (Oare of Brynford)

545 GGM431D VRX1 11/1989 (Carter of Colchester) 11/1990 (SCRAPPED) Not used in service
546 VJA666S VRT/SL3/1328 12/1989 (Mayne of Manchester) ?/1990 (SCRAPPED)
547 VJA667S VRT/SL3/1329 2/1990 (Mayne of Manchester) ?/1990 (Lincolnshire 1936)
3000 CPU979G VRTSL/101 ?/1993 (Preserved) 2/1997 (Preserved) Named "Good King Henry"
3003 ODM413V VRT/SL3/1988 4/1995 (Crosville Wales DVL413) 5/1998 (MASS 3613) Named "The Ant Hill Mob"
3004 MDM284P VRT/SL3/136 12/1994 (Crosville Wales DVG596) 3/1996 (London Coaches BE284) Named "Dick Dastardly"
3006 XAK906T VRT/SL3/1649 6/1994 (Lincolnshire 1906) 5/1998 (MASS 3006) Named "Mungo"
3008 XAK908T VRT/SL3/1651 6/1994 (Lincolnshire 1908) 5/1998 (MASS 3008) Named "Midge"
3007 KAU327N (ORC256N, YRC181) VRT/SL2/789 4/1993 (Trent 784) ?/1996 (SCRAPPED) Named "Mr Onion"
3012 VDV112S VRT/SL3/1053 12/1994 (Crosville Wales DVG612) 3/1996 (London Coaches BE112) Named "Muffin the Mule"
3013 VDV113S VRT/SL3/1054 12/1994 (Crosville Wales DVG613) 10/1996 (SCRAPPED) Named "Pippin"
3017 VHB677S VRT/SL3/1429 10/1995 (Crosville Wales DVL417) 1/1998 (Stephenson of Rochford)
3018 VHB678S VRT/SL3/1430 10/1995 (Crosville Wales DVL418) 4/1998 (Stephenson of Rochford)
3023 YBW603R VRT/SL3/571 7/1995 (Crosville Wales DVG603) ?/1998 (SCRAPPED)
3024 YBW604R VRT/SL3/572 7/1995 (Crosville Wales DVG604) ?/1998 (SCRAPPED)
3025 URB825S VRT/SL3/871 4/1992 (Trent 825) 11/1995 (London Borough of Redbridge) Named "Parsley"
3026 YRC126M VRT/SL2/738 10/1991 (Trent 781) 10/1996 (SCRAPPED) Named "Sage the Owl"
3027 URB827S VRT/SL3/879 4/1992 (Trent 827) 5/1996 (Strafford of Coedpoeth) Named "Sir Basil"
3028 URB828S VRT/SL3/880 4/1992 (Trent 828) 1/1996 (Stuart of Carluke) Named "Bayleaf"
3029 RCH629L VRT/SL2/414 10/1991 (Trent 767) 12/1995 (Preserved) Named "Dill"
3030 RAU809R VRT/SL3/561 5/1992 (Trent 809) 8/1995 (Stuart of Carluke)
3031 DCA531X VRT/SL3/3052 12/1995 (Crosville Wales DVG531) 5/1998 (MASS 3031)
3034 RMA434V VRT/SL3/2246 11/1994 (Crosville Wales DVL434) 5/1998 (MASS 3634) Named "Tog"
3041 XMO541H VRT/SL2/121 10/1992 (Bee Line 504) 3/1996 (SCRAPPED) Named "Constable Knapweed"
3051 AYG851S VRT/SL3/1438 12/1994 (Crosville Wales DVG651) 5/1998 (MASS 3051) Named "Poggle"
3068 VTV168S VRT/SL3/1140 9/1993 (East Midlands 168) 3/1996 (London Coaches BE168)
3070 BTU370S VRT/SL3/1281 9/1993 (East Midlands 153) 5/1998 (MASS 3070) Named "Belladonna"
3076 XRR176S VRT/SL3/1422 8/1993 (East Midlands 176) ?/1996 (Ajax of Hornchurch) Named "Aunt Mint"
3077 XRR177S VRT/SL3/1423 9/1993 (East Midlands 177) 5/1998 (MASS 3077) Named "Senor Solidago"
3078 HKE678L VRT/SL2/377 1/1993 (Bee Line 507) ?/1996 (Non-PCV) Named "Tarragon"
3081 MDM281P VRT/SL3/129 12/1994 (Crosville Wales DVG602) 5/1998 (MASS 3081) Named "Mutley"
3083 AET183T VRT/SL3/1858 8/1993 (East Midlands 183) 5/1998 (MASS 3083) Named "Devil's Mit"
3084 AET184T VRT/SL3/1859 8/1993 (East Midlands 184) 3/1996 (London Coaches BE184)
3089 FTU389T VRT/SL3/1538 12/1994 (Crosville Wales DVL389) 5/1998 (MASS 3089) Named "The Turbo Terrific"
3090 FTU390T VRT/SL3/1539 5/1995 (Crosville Wales DVL390) 5/1998 (MASS 3090)
3092 DWF192V VRT/SL3/2019 9/1993 (East Midlands 192) 5/1998 (MASS 3092) Named "Miss Jessup"

AUD462R VRT/SL3/650 4/1995 (Crosville Wales DVG605) 8/1995 (SCRAPPED) Named "Audry"

VJA665S VRT/SL3/1327 7/1989 (Mayne of Manchester) 9/1989 (Oare of Brynford)
0234 JFM234D FS6G 230067 11/1994 (Crosville Wales G234) ?/2001 (Exported)  
0978 627HFM LD6B 150068 10/1991 (Dunn Line of Nottingham) 5/1998 (Integrated Transport  Group 0978)  
  XFM211 LD6B 108182 2/1990 (Non-PCV) 3/1991 (SCRAPPED) For spares

RCH640L VRT/SL2/572 2/1992 (Trent 778) 11/1992 (SCRAPPED) For spares

WWY129S VRT/SL3/1258 ?/1995 (Irvine of Law) 12/1995 (SCRAPPED) For spares

JMB403T VRT/SL3/1774 11/1997 (Crosville Wales DVL403) 5/1998 (MASS 3003) For spares

GRF695V VRT/SL3/2083 3/1993 (Bannister of Owston Ferry) 6/1995 (SCRAPPED) For spares

Photo Archive

LFS292F BTU371S

Photo : Dave Beardmore

GGM431D
VJA666S VJA667S CPU979G

Photo : Peter Horrex

ODM413V

Photo : BVRES Collection

MDM284P

Photo : BVRES Collection

XAK906T
XAK908T

Photo : BVRES Collection

ORC256N

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection

VDV112S

Photo : BVRES Collection

VDV113S

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection

VHB677S

Photo : Dave Longbottom

VHB678S
YBW603R

Photo : Dave Root

YBW604R URB825S

Photo : Rob Sly

YRC126M

Photo : BVRES Collection

URB827S

Photo : BVRES Collection

URB828S

Photo : Ken Lansdowne

RCH629L

Photo : BVRES Collection

RAU809R

Photo : BVRES Collection

DCA531X

Photo : Gareth Crowther

RMA434V

Photo : Rob Sly

XMO541H

Photo : L.E.Y.T.R.

AYG851S

Photos : BVRES Collection, Dave Longbottom

VTV168S

Photo : BVRES Collection

BTU370S

Photos : Steve Thorpe, Pete Kane Collection

XRR176S

Photo : BVRES Collection

XRR177S

Photo : Peter Horrex Collection

HKE678L

Photo : Bristol Buses Fotopic

MDM281P

Photo : Steve Clements

AET183T

AET183T in Bradfield Bus livery

Photos : David Oborn, Modelstone Bus Club

AET184T

Photo : BVRES Collection

FTU389T

Photo : BVRES Collection

FTU390T DWF192V

Photos : BVRES Collection, Dave Longbottom

AUD462R
VJA665S 627HFM

Photo : Andy Mitchell

RCH640L
WWY129S JMB403T GRF695V

 

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