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3315 GLJ467N at Bournemouth 4/99 Ex Hampshire Bus
Bristol VRT / SL2 / ECW GLJ467N (3315) at Avenue Road, Bournemouth 18/4/99, taking part in the Poole Running Day.
to Stagecoach South (315) 1/92, now owned by the Bristol VR Enthusiasts Society, Lightwater, Surrey. (Preserved)
4334 JJT446N at Wimborne 4/99 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL2 / ECW JJT446N (4334 ex 3334) at Queen Elizabeth School, Wimborne 18/4/99.
The last Hants & Dorset series 2 VRT still in service with one of its original successors. (to reserve 6/99)
4336 MEL557P at Swanage 6/98 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW MEL557P (4336 ex 3336) at Swanage depot 4/6/98.
To reserve 6/99.
NEL118P (3344) Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW , later Hampshire Bus, then Solent Blue Line (78).
seen at Shirley Road, Southampton.    12 July 1990.

Photograph by & © Peter Relf

3351 OEL232P at Poole 7/97 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW OEL232P (3351) at Poole Bus Station 14/7/97.
It has had a permenant open-top conversion, foillowing an accident. It is used out of season as a driver trainer, with a tarpaulin over the roof.
4353 OEL234P at Swanage 6/98 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW OEL234P (4353 ex 3353) seen at Swanage depot 4/6/98.
To reserve 6/99.
UFX855S (3374) Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW, later Southern Vectis (503), reregistered to 473CDL  now VDL613S, with Traditional Bus Company, Sandown Isle of Wight.
seen at Ryde Bus Station.    31 August 1987.

Photograph by & © Peter Relf

URU691S at Bristol Waterfront 1998 Damory (Wilts & Dorset Group)
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW URU691S (5063 ex 3384) at Bristol Waterfront Rally 1998.
It is still in service based at Blandford.

Photograph by Colin Littlefield

BFX568T at Wimborne Square 25/9/97 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW BFX568T (4400 ex 3400) at Wimborne Square on 25th September 1997.
It is still in service, based at Salisbury.
BFX569T at Blandford 11/4/99 Damory (Wilts & Dorset group)
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW  BFX569T (5065 ex 3401) at Sunrise Park, Blandford on 11th April 1999.
It is still in service, based at Blandford.
4406 BFX574T at Blandford 10/99 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW  BFX574T (4406 ex 3406) seen at Sunrise Park, Blandford on 6/10/99.
On loan to Damory, to cover refurbishment of Damory VRT's. (allocated to Poole 6/99 unlicensed 7/99)
4407 BFX575T at Poole 9/99 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW  BFX575T (4407 ex 3407) seen at Poole Bus Station 29/9/99.
It was allocated to Poole 6/99
BFX577T (3409) Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW, later Hampshire Bus, then Solent Blue Line (97), now SCRAPPED.
seen at Bargate Street, Southampton.    12 July 1990.

Photograph by & © Peter Relf

4412 BFX665T at Swanage 6/98 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW BFX665T (4412 ex 3412) at Swanage depot 4/6/98.
It was allocated to Swanage 6/99.
4413 BFX666T at Poole 9/99 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW  BFX666T (4413 ex 3413) seen at Poole Bus Station 29/9/99.
It has been refurbished, allocated to Poole 7/99
3414 UDL671S at Poole 4/98 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW UDL671S (4414 ex 3414) at Poole Bus Station 14/4/98.
ex Southeren Vectis, swapped for Open top bus (3374-9) 4/79, Wilts & Dorset, refurbished, allocated to Poole 6/99.
3418 UDL675S at Tower Park 4/98 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW UDL675S (3418) at Tower Park, Poole 17/4/98.
ex Southeren Vectis, swapped for Open top bus (3374-9) 4/79, Wilts & Dorset , to reserve 6/99.
GEL681V at Salisbury 10/99 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW GEL681V (4431 ex 3431) at Salisbury Bus Station on 13th October 1999.
It is still in service, based at Salisbury
GEL687V (3437) Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW 
in overall advertisement livery for Goadsby & Harding. 
Poole Bus Station.    16 September 1991.

Photograph by & © Peter Relf

4437 GEL687V at Wallisdown 9/98 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW GEL687V (4437 ex 3437) at Canford Avenue, Wallisdown, Bournemouth 3/9/98.
It has been  refurbished, and was allocated to Lymington 6/99
4448 KRU848W at Salisbury 1/99 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW KRU848W (4448 ex 3448) at Salisbury depot 20/1/99.
It was refurbished, and was allocated to Salisbury 6/99.
3454 KRU854W at Ringwood 9/99 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW KRU854W (3454) seen at Ringwood depot on the evening of 12/9/99.
It has been refurbished, allocated to Ringwood 6/99
3456 KRU856W at Southsea 6/98 Wilts & Dorset
Bristol VRT / SL3 / ECW KRU856W (3456) seen at Southsea Bus Rally 14/6/98.
It has been refurbished, allocated to Lymington 6/99