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ILLUSTRATED FLEET HISTORY - JOHNSON OF HODTHORPE 

Last Updated : March 11th 2022 (brought up-to-date)

This page lists all Bristol VRs operated by Johnson Bros 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Date Withdrawn and Sold Notes
NGM168G VRTSL/237 11/1986 (Southern Vectis 619) Current (12/2021) Withdrawn 4/2010
OSF305G VRTSL/238 11/1986 (Southern Vectis 620) Current (12/2021) Withdrawn 4/2010
OSF307G VRTSL/239 11/1986 (Southern Vectis 621) 11/2004 (Preserved)  
PKE810M VRT/SL2/659 3/1988 (Maidstone & District 5810) Current (12/2021)  
HTU155N VRT/SL2/959 12/1989 (S.U.T.) 7/2010 (Preserved)  
HTU159N VRT/SL2/996 1/1992 (Starr of South Anston) 9/2010 (Preserved)  
HWE826N VRT/SL2/955 8/1993 (Yorkshire Traction 826) 11/2009 (Preserved)  
KKY833P VRT/SL3/210 8/1993 (Yorkshire Traction 833) 4/2003 (SCRAPPED)  
OWE853R VRT/SL3/696 8/1993 (Yorkshire Traction 853) ?/2002 (Exported)  
OWE854R VRT/SL3/698 8/1993 (Yorkshire Traction 854) 6/2010 (Exported)  
OWE857R VRT/SL3/701 8/1993 (Yorkshire Traction 857) 8/2010 (Exported)  
OWE858R VRT/SL3/702 8/1993 (Yorkshire Traction 858) Current (4/2014) Withdrawn c9/2008
TDT864S VRT/SL3/1099 8/1993 (Yorkshire Traction 864) ?/2015 (Dealer)
Withdrawn 6/2009
JWL993N VRT/SL2/983 8/1994 (Moffat & Williamson of Gauldry) 9/2004 (Wilfreda Beehive of Adwick-le-Street)  
JWL997N VRT/SL2/987 8/1994 (Moffat & Williamson of Gauldry) 9/2004 (Wilfreda Beehive of Adwick-le-Street)  
RWT544R VRT/SL3/441 8/1994 (Moffat & Williamson of Gauldry) 6/2017 (Exported)  
RWT546R VRT/SL3/478 8/1994 (Moffat & Williamson of Gauldry) ?/2002 (Exported)  
MIW2422 (ex-VHB679S) VRT/SL3/1431 8/1994 (Clarkson of South Elmsall)   8/2018 (Exported)
 
KKY835P VRT/SL3/212 10/1994 (Lincolnshire 1735) 1/2011 (Marshall of Leighton Buzzard)  
RWA859R VRT/SL3/788 10/1994 (Lincolnshire 1759) 4/2002 (SCRAPPED)  
SVL177W VRT/SL3/2847 8/1996 (Lincolnshire 1967) 10/2012 (Non-PCV)  
SVL178W VRT/SL3/2848 8/1996 (Lincolnshire 1968) 8/2020 (SCRAPPED)
SVL179W VRT/SL3/2849 8/1996 (Lincolnshire 1969) 10/2012 (Exported)  
SVL180W VRT/SL3/2850 8/1996 (Lincolnshire 1970) 6/2012 (Exported)  
LVL809V VRT/SL3/2315 9/1996 (Lincolnshire 1954) ?/2012 (SCRAPPED)
LVL804V VRT/SL3/2306 5/1997 (Lincolnshire 1949) Current (12/2021)  
PFE544V VRT/SL3/2448 5/1997 (Lincolnshire 1960) 9/2004 (Wilfreda Beehive of Adwick-le-Street)  
PTT98R VRT/SL3/654 9/1997 (Solent Blue Line 98) 2/2015 (Preserved)

ODL661R VRT/SL3/747 9/1997 (Solent Blue Line 101) 7/2017 (Exported)  
ODL662R VRT/SL3/748 9/1997 (Solent Blue Line 102) 11/2015 (Non-PCV)  
ODL663R VRT/SL3/754 9/1997 (Solent Blue Line 103) 3/2015 (Non-PCV)
ODL664R VRT/SL3/755 9/1997 (Solent Blue Line 104) Current (12/2021) Withdrawn ?/2017
UDL668S VRT/SL3/1294 9/1997 (Solent Blue Line 108) 10/2016 (Non-PCV)  
LVL807V VRT/SL3/2313 8/2000 (Lincolnshire 1952) 9/2011 (Non-PCV)  
HWJ925W VRT/SL3/2481 8/2000 (Lincolnshire 1975) 1/2005 (Exported)

PFE541V VRT/SL3/2445 11/2000 (Lincolnshire 1957) 9/2011 (Non-PCV)  
MWG940X VRT/SL3/3055 11/2000 (Lincolnshire 1990) 8/2020 (SCRAPPED)
YDL676T VRT/SL3/1915 12/2001 (Solent Blue Line 166) ?/2015 (Non-PCV)
FDL677V VRT/SL3/2400 12/2001 (Solent Blue Line 169) 3/2015 (Preserved)
FDL679V VRT/SL3/2402 12/2001 (Solent Blue Line 170) 9/2011 (Non-PCV)  
FDL680V VRT/SL3/2403 12/2001 (Solent Blue Line 168) 6/2011 (Exported)  
KTL24V VRT/SL3/2028 6/1997 (Lincolnshire 1941) 5/2002 (SCRAPPED) Acquired for spares
KTL27V VRT/SL3/2031 2/1998 (Lincolnshire 1944) 4/2002 (SCRAPPED) Acquired for spares
PFE540V VRT/SL3/2444 2/1998 (Lincolnshire 1956) 4/2002 (SCRAPPED) Acquired for spares
LAK935W VRT/SL3/2991 10/2000 (Wright of Newark) 7/2003 (SCRAPPED) Acquired for spares
MGP226L VRT/SL2/481 3/2002 (Spa Motors of Strathpeffer) 5/2002 (Preserved) Not used in service
OWR552M VRT/SL2/629 3/2002 (Spa Motors of Strathpeffer) 7/2003 (SCRAPPED) Acquired for spares
RYG386R VRT/SL3/502 3/2002 (Spa Motors of Strathpeffer) ?/2003 (SCRAPPED) Acquired for spares
RCH155R VRT/SL3/565 3/2002 (Spa Motors of Strathpeffer) ?/2002 (SCRAPPED) Acquired for spares
WTG364T VRT/SL3/1681 4/2003 (Harry's Coaches of Somercotes) 3/2004 (SCRAPPED) Acquired for spares
MGP226L
VRT/SL2/481
by 8/2017 (Preserved)
Current (8/2017)
Acquired for spares

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