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ILLUSTRATED FLEET HISTORY - NORTHERN BUS OF NORTH ANSTON

Last Updated : February 20th 2021 (brought up-to-date)

This page lists all Bristol VRs and Lodekkas operated by Northern Bus. If you have any further information or photos I would be delighted to hear from you at rob@robsly.com

Northern Bus liveries

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Date Withdrawn and Sold Notes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 GGM431D VRX1 11/1989 (Carter of Colchester) 11/1990 (SCRAPPED) Not used in service
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) Named "Lady Rosemary"
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) Named "Pashani Bedhi"
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"
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 LD6G 108182 2/1990 (Non-PCV) 3/1991 (SCRAPPED) For spares

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

AUD462R VRT/SL3/650 4/1995 (Crosville Wales DVG605) 8/1995 (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
LFS292F in 1989
Photo : Adrian Healey
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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