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ILLUSTRATED FLEET HISTORY - NELSON INDEPENDENT BUS SERVICES, WICKFORD

Last Updated : December 26th 2020 (brought up-to-date)

This page lists all Bristol Lodekkas, VRs and REs known to have been operated by NIBS. Photos showing the vehicles in all the liveries carried can be found here. 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 Sold

Notes

374RNN FLF6G 217051 1/1983 (Godward of South Woodham Ferrers) 2/1984 (Love of Perth)

HHY186D FLF6G 231286 1/1983 (Godward of South Woodham Ferrers) 10/1984 (Premier Travel of Cambridge)

TRB586F FLF6G 236293 1/1983 (Godward of South Woodham Ferrers) 1/1987 (Exported)

NHU191F RELL3/334 1/1983 (Bristol Omnibus 1057) 4/1987 (Coastal Red, Harwich)  
  NHU192F RELL3/335 1/1983 (Bristol Omnibus 1058) 6/1987 (SCRAPPED)  
21 LAE348E RELL3/155 3/1983 (Bristol Omnibus 1013) ?/1987 (Coastal Red, Harwich)  
34 CRR535J RELL3/1004 1/1985 (Holman of London) ?/1987 (SCRAPPED)  
37 POD826H RELL3/907 10/1986 (Wilder of Feltham) 8/1990 (SCRAPPED)
38 TUO255J RELL3/1181 10/1986 (Wilder of Feltham) 4/1996 (Preserved)  
39 WHW380H RELH4/316 6/1987 (Bristol Omnibus 2068) 8/1990 (SCRAPPED)
40 TUO260J RELL3/1352 6/1987 (Southern National 2748) ?/1996 (SCRAPPED)  
41 TUO259J RELL3/1351 6/1987 (Southern National 2747) 12/1994 (SCRAPPED)  
42 TUO261J RELL3/1323 6/1987 (Southern National 2749) ?/1996 (SCRAPPED)  
  TUO262J RELL3/1324 6/1987 (Southern National 2750) 2/1988 (Red Bus Services of Aylesbeare)  
45 ATA767L RELL3/1937 6/1987 (Southern National 2767) 12/1994 (SCRAPPED) Sold following a major accident
  NDL652R VRT/SL3/467 3/1991 (Yorkshire Terrier) 12/2005 (Preserved)
  BIL4710 (ex-STW25W) VRT/SL3/2680 8/1991 (Thamesway 3081) 1/2003 (Linkfast of Benfleet)  
  AUP714S VRT/SL3/1007 1/1994 (Northumbria 524) 5/1999 (SCRAPPED)
  MAU142P VRT/SL3/186 6/1995 (Europa of Pitsea) ?/1999 (SCRAPPED)
  DNG232T VRT/SL3/1757 4/1997 (Cambus 727) 12/2002 (Exported)
  VEX303X VRT/SL3/2984 9/1998 (Cambus 745) 4/2002 (SCRAPPED)
  VEX304X VRT/SL3/2985 9/1998 (Cambus 746) ?/2001 (SCRAPPED)
  VEX295X VRT/SL3/2976 9/1998 (Cambus 742) 12/2002 (Preserved)
  FDV835V VRT/SL3/2369 11/1998 (United Counties 738) 3/2004 (APT of Rayleigh)  
  LFJ855W VRT/SL3/2627 11/1998 (United Counties 726) 9/2005 (Preserved)  
  LBD920V VRT/SL3/2134 11/1998 (United Counties 920) 10/2000 (SCRAPPED)  
  LBD921V VRT/SL3/2135 11/1998 (United Counties 921) 12/2002 (Ebley of Stroud)  
  LBD923V VRT/SL3/2137 11/1998 (United Counties 923) ?/2000 (Fourways of Chelmsford)
  SNV930W VRT/SL3/2462 11/1998 (United Counties 930) 12/2002 (Linkfast of Benfleet)  
  TDL569K RELL3/1631 ?/1986 (Lee Roy Coaches of Brentwood) 5/1987 (SCRAPPED) Not used in service
  NNU448J RELL3/1484 7/1993 (Non-PCV) 4/1996 (SCRAPPED) Acquired for spares

Photo Archive


Livery

Vehicle Type















Nelson blue Dark Blue
Lodekka
Photo
374RNN
Photo
HHY186D

Photo
TRB586F











Nelson
Allover yellow
RE
Photo
LAE348E
Photo
NHU191F
Photo
NHU192F
Photo
POD826H
Photo
CRR535J
Photo
TUO255J
Photo
TUO259J
Photo
TUO260J
Photo
TUO261J
Photo
ATA767L






VR
Photo
NDL652R














Yellow and white
VR
Photo
MAU142P
Photo
NDL652R
Photo
AUP714S
Photo
DNG232T
Photo
FDV835V
Photo (rear)
LBD920V
Photo
LBD921V
Photo (rear)
LBD923V
Photo
LFJ855W
Photo
SNV930W
Photo
BIL4710 (ex-STW25W)
Photo
VEX295X
Photo
VEX303X
Photo
VEX304X

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