Bristol MW6G – 806 (FDL 927D)

Bristol MW6G – 806 (FDL 927D)

owned by  –  The Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum (click title to read more…) The Bristol MW (Medium-Weight) was built in considerable numbers between 1958 and 1966 for Tilling group companies. Southern Vectis took delivery of 7 buses, late in the...
Bristol LD6G – 563 (SDL 268)

Bristol LD6G – 563 (SDL 268)

Members’ vehicle  –  owned by R. Newman (click title to read more…) Many bus operating areas were beset with low railway bridges that prevented the use of full height double-deckers. In the early post-war period, large numbers of “lowbridge” buses...
Bristol VRT – 628 (SDL 638J)

Bristol VRT – 628 (SDL 638J)

Members’ Vehicle  –  owned by R.Newman, L. Roberts & M.Birkin (Click title to read more…) Bristol Commercial Vehicles produced its rear engined VR (Verticle Rear) large capacity double-decker, capable of being operated ‘one-man’ in the late...
Bedford SB – ODL 400

Bedford SB – ODL 400

owned by  –  The Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum (click title to read more…) tle to read more.. There were many operators on the island who ran coaches besides Southern Vectis. This vehicle is from the fleet of Moss Motor Tours, who were one of the...
Bedford SB – 9 (ADL 459B)

Bedford SB – 9 (ADL 459B)

owned by  –  The Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum (click title to read more…) Paul’s Tours was one of the long established Ryde coaching firms, dating back to the ‘chara’ days and developed from the family farming business at Beaper Farm, off the Ryde...