SCT '61 Photo Index
Hants and Dorset
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1. RU8678
Leyland Lion RU8678 appears to be in use as a promotional vehicle at a bus rally at Stratford-on-Avon in, probably, 1970. It was a Leyland PLSC3 with Leyland B35F body, new to Hants & Dorset in 1929 and withdrawn in 1938. Does anyone know anything more of the history of this vehicle and is it still with us?
Photo taken c.1970, Stratford-upon-Avon
2. TK1854
A second shot of TK1854, a Leyland TD1 with Beadle H24/24RO body new in January 1929 to Hants & Dorset, withdrawn in July 1941 and passed to Southern Vectis No. 712 in August 1946. It was rebodied by Beadle as L26/26R in August 1946 and was sold to Autodrome as a staff bus in November 1954. In October 1962 it passed to Bottomley (dealer) for scrap. It is seen here in the East Street coach station operated by L.M.S. Coachways.
Photo taken Sunday 27 April 1958, East Street Coach Station, Manchester
3. TK1854
TK1854 was one of six Leyland TD1s with Beadle H24/24RO bodies new in January 1929 as Hants & Dorset 66, and renumbered E66 in 1930. It was withdrawn in July 1941 and passed to Southern Vectis No, 712 in August 1946. It was rebodied by Beadle as L26/26R in August 1946 and was sold to Autodrome (Engineers) Ltd., Audenshaw as a staff bus in November 1954. In October 1962 it passed to Bottomley (dealer) for scrap. It is seen here in the East Street coach station operated by L.M.S. Coachways with a Yelloway coach in the background.
Photo taken Saturday 19 October 1957, East Street Coach Station, Manchester
4. TK1854
A third shot of TK1854, a Leyland TD1 with Beadle H24/24RO body new in January 1929 to Hants & Dorset, withdrawn in July 1941 and passed to Southern Vectis No. 712 in August 1946. It was rebodied by Beadle as L26/26R in August 1946 and was sold to Autodrome as a staff bus in November 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1958, East Street Coach Station, Manchester
5. BOW169
Former Hants & Dorset BOW169, a late prewar Bristol L5G which had been converted into an ancilliary vehicle.
Photo taken Sept 1976 or 1977, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
6. BOW169
Hants & Dorset, BOW169, is a Bristol L5G of 1938. It was transferred to Wilts & Dorset in 1952, then converted to a Service Vehicle in 1956 and has been in preservation for many years.
Photo taken Sunday 20 March 1977, Bradford Interchange
7. BOW169
Hants & Dorset BOW169, a late prewar Bristol L5G which had been converted into an ancilliary vehicle.
Photo taken Sunday 27 June 1976, Cardiff Rally
8. BOW170
A line up of three Hants and Dorset Bristols taken on a visit around 1955 to Southampton depot. From left to right are AFX752, BOW170 and ERU594.
Photo taken c.1955, Grosvenor Square Depot, Southampton
9. BTR303
Hants & Dorset TD620, BTR303, was new in April 1938 and was a Bristol K5G with a Brush L28/26R body. It was renumbered 1013 in the 1950 renumbering scheme and in 1954 it was rebodied with an E.C.W. CO32/28R body and fitted with a PV2 radiator. It is seen here in Gosport flanked by a 1947 K5G (1132 - GLJ975) and a 1950 KS6B (1270 - KEL713).
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Gosport Ferry Terminus
10. BTR310
Hants & Dorset open-topper 1020, BTR310, a 1938 Bristol K5G with Brush L28/26R body, converted to open top in 1954 and withdrawn in 1957
Photo taken August 1956, Bournemouth Bus Station
11. BTR311
Hants & Dorset 1021, BTR311, was a Bristol K5G new in 1938 as TD636 with a Brush L27/26R body. It was rebodied in June 1949 with an E.C.W. L27/28R body and renumbered to 1021 on 1st January 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Gosport
12. BTR312
Hants & Dorset 1022, BTR312, a 1938 Bristol K5G, originally with a Brush body but rebodied by ECW in 1949. It lasted until 1958.
Photo taken April 1954, Gosport Ferry Terminus
13. JT9353
Hants & Dorset open-topper 1025, JT9353, a 1938 Bristol K5G with Brush L28/26R body, converted to open top in 1953
Photo taken August 1956, High Street, Lymington
14. AFX752
A line up of three Hants and Dorset Bristols taken on a visit around 1955 to Southampton depot. From left to right are AFX752, BOW170 and ERU594.
Photo taken c.1955, Grosvenor Square Depot, Southampton
15. ERU513
Hants & Dorset breakdown tender ERU513, a rebuilt Bristol L5G, new in 1939 as fleet number TS702, renumbered 749 in January 1950, rebodied in 1951 with a 1947 Beadle B32R body and withdrawn from normal service in 1957.
Photo taken 1980, Hants & Dorset Garage, Poole
16. FLJ538
Former Hants & Dorset, then Southern Vectis, FLJ538, seen at the pre-opening Members' Day for the newly relocated IW Bus and Coach Museum.
Photo taken Sunday 29 March 2015, Ryde
17. FLJ538
Hants & Dorset 1086, FLJ538, was a Bristol K5G with an Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body new in May 1940 when it was numbered TD761.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, opposite Gosport Ferry Terminus
18. FLJ538
After the Isle of Wight Bus Museum's annual running day, 1940 K5G DDL50 back in the museum alongside Bristol K5G FLJ538, new to Hants and Dorset in 1940, rebodied in 1954 with an 8 foot wide convertible open top KSW body, passing to Southern Vectis in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 14 October 2012, Newport, Isle of Wight
19. DCR866
DCR866, Hants & Dorset 1102 had been rebuilt by Portsmouth Aviation in February 1950 when the rubber mounted windows with sliding vents were fitted, the front opening vents from each saloon removed and the seating altered to L27/26R.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
20. FRU308
Hants & Dorset 1111, FRU308, arrives at Victoria Coach Station. It was a Bristol K6A which, when new in May 1945, had a Strachans L27/28R body and was numbered TD777, being renumbered to 1111 in January 1950.
Photo taken Wednesday 3 June 1959, London Victoria Coach Station
21. FRU825
Hants & Dorset 1114, FRU825, was a Bristol K5G new in 1946 with an E.C.W. L27/28R body.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Bournemouth Bus Station
22. GLJ964
Hants & Dorset 1121, GLJ964, was a Bristol K5G which had an Eastern Coachworks L27/28R body when new in August 1947. In January 1958 it was rebodied with the Hants & Dorset FPO31/28R body, new in May 1953, which had previously been on 1025, JT 9353, a 1938 K5G.
Photo taken Wednesday 3 June 1959, London Victoria Coach Station
23. GLJ974
Hants & Dorset 1131, GLJ974, was a Bristol K5G with an E.C.W. L27/28R body new in 1947 as TD797 being renumbered on the 1st January 1950. It is seen at the Gosport Ferry terminus.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Gosport Ferry Terminus
24. GLJ975
Hants & Dorset 1132, GLJ975, was a Bristol K5G with an Eastern Coachworks L27/28R body was new in November 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Gosport Ferry Terminus
25. GRU857
GRU857 was Hants & Dorset 648, a 1947 Bristol L6G with Beadle coach body. It was converted for bus use (when the large bus-type destination indicator was fitted) in 1953 and was scrapped in 1959.
Photo taken August 1956, near Swanage Pier
26. GLJ957
Seen at Winkleigh is preserved Leyland PD1A, GLJ957, new to Hants & Dorset PD959 in 1948 with an Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
27. GLJ958
New to Hants & Dorset as PD960 in 1948, GLJ958 which was a Leyland PD1A with E.C.W. L27/26R body was renumbered to 1146 in January 1950 and is seen here in Winchester.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, Winchester Bus Station
28. GLJ986
Hants & Dorset 1143, GLJ986, was a Bristol K5G new in 1948 with an E.C.W. L27/28R body. It was rebodied in June 1957 with a 1953 Hants & Dorset FPO31/28R body removed from 1011 (BTR301).
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Bournemouth Bus Station
29. HRU453
Hants & Dorset 655, HRU453, was a Bristol L6B with a Dutfield C30F body new in December 1948 when it was numbered TC826.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Fareham
30. HLJ44
Preserved ex-Hants & Dorset TD895, later 1187, HLJ44, a Bristol K5G with ECW lowbridge body new in 1949, now owned by Ensignbus.
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 2006, Ensigns, Purfleet
31. HRU868
Hants & Dorset 1212, HRU868, was the last of twenty-five Bristol K6As new in 1949 with E.C.W. L27/28R bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Bournemouth Bus Station
32. JEL278
I took this snapshot in the fifties at (I think) the Southampton depot of this lovely Bedford operated by Hants and Dorset, 983, JEL278, a Bedford OB with Beadle B20F body that was new in 1949. It was withdrawn in 1957.
Photo taken 1950s, Grosvenor Square Depot, Southampton
33. JEL580
Hants & Dorset 567, JEL580, a Bedford OB with Beadle B20F body was new in 1949, the body being rebuilt to B28F in 1952. Withdrawn in August 1957 it was used until December 1958 as the crew room during the reconstruction of Bournemouth Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Bournemouth Bus Station
34. JRU62
The first of two Hants & Dorset Beadle/Morris Commercial B35R buses JRU62, numbered 777, was seen in Winchester. It was new in 1949 and withdrawn in November 1962.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, Winchester Bus Station
35. JRU63
Beadle/Morris Commercial 778, JRU63, was the second of two such vehicles new to Hants & Dorset in 1949. The integral vehicle had a B35R body and was caught in Winchester.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, Winchester Bus Station
36. JEL265
Ex-Hants & Dorset Bristol K6B JEL265 with an independent operator who worked a local service to somewhere north of Merthyr, seen here parked in a rather snowy Merthyr. It had been new to Hants & Dorset as their 1246 in 1950 and lasted with them until 1968.
Photo taken Merthyr
37. JRU65
Hants & Dorset 662, JRU65, a Bristol L6A with Portsmouth Aviation C32R body new in 1950 and rebuilt by H&D to FC32F in 1958. Withdrawn in 1962 and seen here with Bovis
Photo taken 1963, Kingsbury, London NW9
38. KEL405
Former Hants & Dorset 677, KEL405, a Bristol LL6B with a 1960 ECW body.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
39. KEL407
Hants & Dorset 679, KEL407, a Bristol LL6B built in 1950 with rebuilt ECW full front body in 1961. This rear view shows the cut away rear overhang which was necessary as the buses on the service between Bournemouth and Swanage incorporated a trip over the mouth of Poole Harbour on the chain ferry. On this occasion in July 1969, the bus was meeting foot passengers off the ferry on a gloriously warm day, evidently all possible windows being fully opened!
Photo taken July 1969, Sandbanks Ferry, Shell Bay Side
40. KEL65
Hants & Dorset 670, KEL65, a Bristol LL5G with ECW FB39F body. New in 1950 as an L6G with Portsmouth Aviation C28F body, in 1959/60 its body was removed, the chassis re-engined with a Gardner 5LW and lengthened to take a new SC-styled bus body. It later passed to Davies, Tredegar (there is a photo on this site of it with Davies).
Photo taken summer 1964, Marshall Row, Swanage
41. KEL65
Seen at the Tredegar garage of Davies is KEL65 a Bristol L6G new in April 1950 as Hants & Dorset 670 with a Portsmouth Aviation C28F body which had been rebuilt to LL5G specification in November 1959 and fitted with a new Eastern Coachworks FB39F body in March 1960.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Tredegar
42. KEL679
Former Hants & Dorset 1950 Duple C24F bodied Bedford OB 687, KEL679, pictured outside the Forge Mill Needle Museum in Redditch (more interesting than it sounds!!) sometime in the late 1980s. The coach appeared to be on a connecting service between museums although who it was operated by is unknown.
Photo taken late 1980s, Forge Mill Needle Museum, Redditch
43. KEL713
Hants & Dorset 1270, KEL713, a Bristol KS6B with an Eastern Coachworks L27/28R body was new in September 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Castle Row, near Gosport Ferry Terminus
44. KLJ749
KLJ749 (779) is a Bristol LL with an unusual Portsmouth Aviation body, new to Hants and Dorset in 1950. It is owned by 2 members of the BVBG and was used for members lunch event in Jan 2016. It is also scheduled to be at the H & D centenary later in the year. Complete with hand signal it is seen arriving at the luncheon venue.
Photo taken Sunday 10 January 2016, Emborough
45. KLJ749
Rear view of preserved Hants & Dorset 779, KLJ749, a Bristol LL6G with Portsmouth Aviation DP36R body, new in 1950 in coach livery and repainted into bus livery in 1954.
Photo taken Monday 4 May 2015, FOKAB Running Day Winchester
46. KLJ749
Preserved Hants and Dorset 779, KLJ749, a Bristol LL6G with Portsmouth Aviation DP36R body, new in 1950 in coach livery and repainted into bus livery in 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
47. KLJ749
Rear view of preserved Hants and Dorset Bristol LL6G 779, KLJ749
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
48. KLJ749
Preserved Hants and Dorset 779, KLJ749, a Bristol LL6G with Portsmouth Aviation DP36R body, new in 1950 in coach livery and repainted into bus livery in 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
49. KEL729
Hants & Dorset 1286, KEL729, a Bristol KSW6B with ECW L55R body, new in 1951
Photo taken 1969, Bournemouth Bus Station
50. KEL734
Following Ken's submission of a photograph of this bus withdrawn I thought I would add this view of KEL734 in service - the only one of the batch I didn't see on my visit in 1967. These LL6Bs had eight foot wide bodies and did not enter service until 1951. The bodies were originally configured as coaches with less seats, although the number varied, some having 28 seats at one stage. They were converted to 39 seat buses in 1964/5. 691 was the last of the batch in service, being withdrawn in 1968.
Photo taken 1968, Southampton
51. KEL734
Hants and Dorset 691, KEL734, a Bristol LL6B with ECW FC35F bodywork seen in the storage shed of the Mersey and Calder bus group at Burtonwood aerodrome.
Photo taken Sunday 20 May 1979, Burtonwood Aerodrome, Lancashire
52. KRU988
Hants & Dorset 782, KRU988, was a Bristol LL6B with an Eastern Coachworks B39R body new in September 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Fareham
53. MLJ145
Hants & Dorset 850, MLJ145, a Bristol LS6G with ECW C39F body, new in 1953.
Photo taken summer 1964, Bournemouth Bus Station
54. NEL23
My first visit to Winchester after travelling from Bournemouth and greeted by a selection of rear ends of Hants and Dorset Lodekkas including NEL23 and FLJ154D, also an Aldershot and District Loline nearest the "Welcome to Winchester" arch, which was a nice touch for visitors.
Photo taken Aug 1969, Winchester Bus Station
55. RLJ502
Hants & Dorset 1352, RLJ502, the first of eight Bristol LD6Gs with E.C.W. H33/27R bodies new in 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Bournemouth Bus Station
56. SRU972
Hants & Dorset 858, SRU972, a Bristol LS6G with an Eastern Coachworks C39F body at Ascot.
Photo taken Saturday 21 June 1958, Ascot
57. SRU978
Hants & Dorset 802, SRU978, was a Bristol LS5G with an Eastern Coachworks B43D body new in September 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Fareham
58. UEL711
Hants & Dorset 1390, UEL711, a Bristol LD6G with ECW H33/27R body new in late 1957 alongside 825, JLJ51E, 10 years its junior, a Bedford VAM5 with Strachan B33D body.
Photo taken 1970, Bournemouth Bus Station
59. UEL730
UEL730 was new to Hants & Dorset in 1957 and was a Bristol LS5G with E.C.W. B43D bodywork. Numbered 806 it was rebuilt to B43F in November 1958 in which condition it was seen at Winchester.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, Winchester Bus Station
60.
Plenty of interest was generated by the Hants and Dorset LL6B at Sandbanks. This was the view from the deck as the ferry approached Sandbanks. This bus has overtaken the long line of cars by using its own dedicated lane and is now up there in front for the next crossing. The unidentified bus is showing service "7" and "Swanage".
Photo taken August 1969, Sandbanks Ferry
61. WCG104
Former King Alfred WCG104, one of a batch of three Leyland Tiger Cubs PSUC1/1 with Weymann B44F bodies new in 1959, seen here recently repainted in Hants & Dorset livery as their fleet number 2704.
Photo taken Monday 20 May 1974, The Broadway, Winchester
62. YRU57
YRU57 was one of the last deliveries of Bristol LDs to Hants & Dorset, in this case an LD6G new as number 1418 in 1959. It carried an E.C.W. H33/27RD body and was seen in Winchester.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, Winchester Bus Station
63. 5677EL
Preserved Hants and Dorset Lodekka 1450, 5677EL, a Bristol FS6G with ECW H33/27RD body, new in February 1961.
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, The Broadway, Winchester
64. 5677EL
Preserved Hants and Dorset Lodekka 1450, 5677EL, a Bristol FS6G with ECW H33/27RD body, new in February 1961
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Anstey Park, Alton
65. 5677EL
Preserved Hants and Dorset Lodekka 1450, 5677EL, a Bristol FS6G with ECW H33/27RD body, new in February 1961, seen on a very wet New Year's Day in Winchester.
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2012, Winchester Bus Station
66. 4386LJ
Ex Hants and Dorset Lodekka 1463, 4386LJ, a 1962 FS6G, seen in South Fremantle.
Photo taken Saturday 30 June 2001, South Fremantle, Australia
67. 7682LJ
This is former Hants and Dorset 7682LJ, a 1962 Bristol FL6G with ECW H37/33RD body. It has had a number of owners since the early 1990s and was undergoing restoration to Italy, but that project seems dead and the bus may become available for sale again.
Photo taken Sunday 26 October 2014, A-Bus workshop, Bristol
68. XPM47
Hants & Dorset 3495, XPM47, a Bristol FS6B with H33/27R ECW body new to Brighton Hove & District in 1962
Photo taken Southampton
69. 2689RU
Hants & Dorset Bristol MW Coach 889, 2689RU, new in April 1963.
Photo taken April 1964, Wembley Stadium
70. BEL677B
Ex-Hants & Dorset Bristol FS/ECW BEL677B carries no indication of ownership but is, from its livery, almost certainly a playbus.
Photo taken Sunday 5 October 1986, Eltham
71. BRU138B
Former Hants & Dorset 1508, BRU138B is a Bristol Lodekka FS6B, now serving as a static display and summertime cafe for an adjacent British-style pub called "Cheers/City Lounge"
Photo taken Thursday 19 May 2016, Zelenih beretki, Sarajevo
72. CCG704C
A rear view of a now much photographed preserved Bedford VAL14 with Plaxton Panorama C49F body CCG704C, new in 1965 to King Alfred of Winchester seen here at Southampton whilst in service with Hants & Dorset as fleet no 2051
Photo taken Southampton
73. DEL893C
Preserved former Hants and Dorset 1523, DEL893C, a Bristol FLF6B with ECW H38/32F body new in June 1965
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, Winchester Bus Station
74. DEL893C
Former Hants and Dorset 1523, DEL893C, a Bristol FLF6B with ECW H38/32F body new in June 1965
Photo taken Wednesday 1 January 2014, The Broadway, Winchester
75. EEL896C
Hants and Dorset 1230, EEL896C, in NBC days, a 1965 Bristol FLF with ECW Body. Stood outside the bus station in Southampton on what was then one of two routes to Gosport.
Photo taken Thursday 8 May 1980, Southampton Bus Station
76. FEL751D
Hants and Dorset 904, FEL751D, a 1966 Bristol MW6G with the final style of ECW coach body fitted to MW chassis.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 2010, Chatsworth
77. FEL752D
Hants & Dorset 905, FEL752D, a Bristol MW6G with ECW coach body.
Photo taken 1968, Wembley Stadium
78. FRU875D
Hants & Dorset 908, FRU875D, a Bristol MW6G built in 1966 with ECW C39F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Royal Station Hotel, Neville Street, Newcastle
79. GLJ748D
Preserved Hants and Dorset FLF 1540, GLJ748D, new in June 1966.
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, Winchester Bus Station
80. HOR591E
Former King Alfred HOR591E, one of a batch of four Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 with Roe H43/33F bodies new in 1967, seen here recently repainted in Hants & Dorset livery as their fleet number 2303.
Photo taken Monday 20 May 1974, Winchester Bus Station
81. HOR592E
HOR592E, a Roe bodied Leyland Atlantean was new in 1967 to King Alfred and seen here in Poole Bus Station once the fleet was absorbed into Hants and Dorset.
Photo taken Wednesday 8 October 1975, Poole Bus Station
82. JKK187E
Hants & Dorset 1692, JKK187E, a Leyland PSUR1/1 with Willowbrook B49F bodywork new to Maidstone & District S87/3087
Photo taken Winchester
83. JKK193E
Hants & Dorset 1698, JKK193E, a Leyland PSUR1/1 with Willowbrook B49F bodywork, new in 1967 to Maidstone & District as S93.
Photo taken Hants & Dorset Depot, Southampton
84. JLJ51E
Hants & Dorset 1390, UEL711, a Bristol LD6G with ECW H33/27R body new in late 1957 alongside 825, JLJ51E, 10 years its junior, a Bedford VAM5 with Strachan B33D body.
Photo taken 1970, Bournemouth Bus Station
85. JLJ51E
During 1967/8 production delays with traditional Bristol/ECW combinations led to some unusual purchases by the THC companies. Hants and Dorset received a trio of Bedford VAM14 with Strachan B33D+25 bodies numbered 825-827, JLJ51E-JLJ53E. Later renumbered 1501-1503 they had short lives, with 1503 and 1501 stored out of use at Poole garage during 1975.
Photo taken Wednesday 9 April 1975, Hants and Dorset Depot, Poole
86. KRU224F
Hants & Dorset 1557, KRU224F, a Bristol FLF6B with ECW H38/32F body, new in 1967, withdrawn in 1980.
Photo taken Monday 4 May 2015, FOKAB Running Day Winchester
87. LEL652F
Hants and Dorset took delivery of this Bristol FLF6B in November 1967 when it was numbered 1568 it later became 1265, LEL652F. It was sold into preservation in the 1980s.
Photo taken 1994, Harrogate
88. LLJ443F
Preserved Hants & Dorset FLF 1577, LLJ443F, new in December 1967
Photo taken Sunday 2 January 2011, Winchester Bus Station
89. MRU124F
Spot the odd men out at Westover Road bus station, Bournemouth in August 1969. Hants and Dorset 916, MRU124F, Bristol RELH with Duple Commander 111 body is awaiting passengers for a day trip to Swanage: unidentified Wilts and Dorset MW is helping out with an excursion and a W & D Lodekka has arrived on a relief journey on service 38 and just visible is an open top decker! Holidays didn't get much better than this! Third from right is a Bedford ORU579C ??
Photo taken August 1969, Westover Road, Bournemouth
90. MRU68F
Further Bedford VAM70 saloons arrived with Willowbrook B33D+25 bodies. A single bus 823, JRU459E, was followed by a batch of 10 numbered 3001-10 MRU64-73F and these were later renumbered 1505-1515, including this one, MRU68F.
Photo taken Monday 7 April 1975, Hants and Dorset Depot, Poole
91. NLJ828G
Southend 301, NLJ828G, a Bristol RELL6G with ECW DP50F body, new to Hants & Dorset in May 1969 as their number 839, later 1613, passing via a dealer to Southend in January 1984 (initially on hire but then purchased) where it stayed for two years before being sold to Yelloway.
Photo taken 1984/5, near Leigh Station
92. NLJ829G
Southend Transport 302, NLJ829G, Bristol RELL6G / ECW DP50F. New in March 1969 to Hants & Dorset as their number 840, to Southend in April 1984, initially on hire but then purchased. Withdrawn in 1986.
Photo taken May 1985, SCT Garage, London Road, Southend
93. REL742H
Hants & Dorset 925, REL742H, a Bristol RELH6G built in 1969 with Duple Commander IV C40F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Royal Station Hotel, Neville Street, Newcastle
94. RLJ341H
Preserved Hants and Dorset 1622, RLJ341H, Bristol RELL6G/ECW new in 1969.
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
95. UEL560J
For once, the surroundings overshadow Hants and Dorset RE 3044, UEL560J, making its way through Corfe Castle, a visitor magnet, en route to Swanage. The TV aerials seem way out of proportion! Could almost be a picture postcard!!
Photo taken Friday 7 August 1981, Corfe Castle, Dorset
96. UEL564J
Hants and Dorset took delivery of this dual purpose Bristol RE in January 1971 numbering it 3048, UEL564J, in their fleet. Withdrawn by Hampshire bus in 1984 it passed to Independent of Horsforth in whose service it is seen here.
Photo taken Friday 24 October 1986, Britannia House, Morley, Leeds
97. ORU539M
Hannts & Dorset 3539, ORU539M, a Bristol LH, a slide of a bus actually on the Sandbanks Ferry on service 147, by this time through working to Swanage.
Photo taken Friday 10 October 1975, between Sandbanks and Shell Bay
98. HJT41N
Ex-Hants & Dorset Bristol LH HJT41N, new in 1975 and withdrawn in May 1982
Photo taken May 1986, London Trafalgar Square