Bristol K5G – 908 (YWG 109)

Bristol K5G – 908 (YWG 109)

owned by  –  The Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum (click title to read more…) Similar to Southern Vectis, Hants & Dorset, also part of the Tilling group, purchased Bristol K type double deckers. Included in a large batch of 80 K5G types, delivered...
Bristol RESH – 301 (KDL 885F)

Bristol RESH – 301 (KDL 885F)

owned by  –  The Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum (click title to read more…) Only 11 vehicles of this marque of Bristol RE were built and all but 2 were fitted with this style of ‘Commander’ bodywork produced by Duple (Northern) at its Blackpool...
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...
Bristol VRT – 673 (UDL 673S)

Bristol VRT – 673 (UDL 673S)

owned by  –  The Isle of Wight Bus & Coach Museum (click title to read more…) Although most of its career was spent in Dorset this vehicle, as will be seen from the DL registration, was new to Southern Vectis on the Isle of Wight. Part of a batch of 9,...