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ILLUSTRATED FLEET HISTORY - SMITH OF NEWPORT 

Last Updated : February 19th 2019 (brought up-to-date)

This page lists all Bristol LHs, VRs and Lodekkas operated by Smiths of Newport/Welsh Dragon 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

Registration

Chassis Number

Date Acquired

Date Withdrawn and Sold Notes
XAO608 LD6B 150260 9/1972 (Cumberland 438) 10/1975 (Exported)  
YGK764G
LH/223
?/1973 (Wilder of Feltham)
?/1978 (Dinardo of Moodieburn)

BOD25C FLF6B 229185 3/1978 (Western National 2065) 10/2003 (Preserved)  
ONM574H
LHL/146
4/1979 (Kingdom of Tiverton)
Not known (Jones & James of Caerphilly)

FTW133T LHS/344 4/1984 (Harris of Grays)
8/1990 (Castle of Llandovery)  
868NHT FS6G 178003 Not known (Badgerline 8578) Current (6/2009)  
AFE171A (ex-XPM42) FS6G 196038 11/1990 (Lincolnshire 2351) 11/2003 (Preserved) Not used in service
XPD128N LHS/161 3/1991 (North Devon 1611) 2/1996 (SCRAPPED)
OTC606R LH/1390 9/1993 (Legg of Corfe Mullen) 2/1996 (SCRAPPED)
XWU339S VRT/SL3/1117 9/1994 (Tees & District 843) 2/1997 (SCRAPPED)  

Photo Archive

YGK764G
YGK764G with Smith
Photo : Brian Law

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