Bristol Commercial Vehicles Enthusiasts

VRs in Africa

Last Updated : October 14th 2022 (YNG209S added)

The VRs shown on this page were in Africa on the above date. The liveries depicted are the last known to be carried by the individual vehicles. If you know that the livery or location has now changed I would appreciate receiving an email or, better still, a photo which I will add to this page and credit to you. Remember - the site is only as good as the information I receive.

The following VR is in daily use in with Nic Nel in Cathcart, South Africa as a mobile shop:


TNH864R in South Africa

Photo : Nic Nel

The following VR is in Morocco and was spotted on the outskirts of Tangier in August 2009 parked, in good condition, next to the main road back from Cap Spartel and the "Caves of Hercules":


The following VR is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, having been driven on "Route 38" from Weymouth in October 2008:


Photo : Steve Blackmore

The following VRs were sold to Homegrown, Nairobi, Kenya in 1996/7 and were still in use in November 1998, but with no reports since:

HUD481S in 1998
Photo : Malcolm Crowe
YNG209S in 1998
Photo : Malcolm Crowe
KJO507W in 1998
Photo : Malcolm Crowe
PFC512W in 1998
Photo : Malcolm Crowe

The following VR was exported to Entercity Sightseeing Tours, Alexandria, Egypt in 2002, but was impounded by Egyptian Customs on delivery. It was still impounded in 2006, but by 2014 was being used by Alexandria United Club:

UWV609S in 2014
Photo : Alexandria United Club

The following VR is owned by Adare Investments in Malawi, location unknown:


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