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'GWR' and 'Badgerline' together - pure nostalgia!

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'GWR' and 'Badgerline' together - pure nostalgia!
Picture Date: 
15 Apr 2012
Photographer: 
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Waiting for duty, two brands from our transport past are represented here by our Bristol VRBristol VR Bristol's rear-engined bus chassis, designed as competitor to Leyland Atlantean and Daimler Fleetline. 1003Bristol VR with fleet number 1003 (VDV 141S) is a 1978 convertible open topper, one of 11 delivered to Western National/Devon General between November 1977 and March 1978(VDV 141SBristol VR fleet number 1003 (VDV 141S) 1978 convertible open topper, one of 11 delivered to Western National/Devon General between November 1977 and March 1978; was originally numbered 941 and named 'Illustrious' VDV 141S | Bristol VR | Fleet No. 1003 (ex 941 'Illustrious') | CBPG) in 'GWR' livery and the very smartly turned out Volvo B10M 2503(D503 GHY) in 'Badgerline' livery from the Bristol area entered in our Running DayEach year in April CBPG holds an Annual Running Day with free bus trips around West Cornwall - check our Events for more information by Gary Williams.

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VDV 141S | Bristol VR | Fleet No. 1003 (ex 941 'Illustrious')

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Registration: 
VDV 141S
Fleet No.: 
1003
Fleet No.: 
941
Bristol VR  at Penzance depot

This Bristol VRBristol VR Bristol's rear-engined bus chassis, designed as competitor to Leyland Atlantean and Daimler Fleetline. with fleet number 1003Bristol VR with fleet number 1003 (VDV 141S) is a 1978 convertible open topper, one of 11 delivered to Western National/Devon General between November 1977 and March 1978 (VDV 141SBristol VR fleet number 1003 (VDV 141S) 1978 convertible open topper, one of 11 delivered to Western National/Devon General between November 1977 and March 1978; was originally numbered 941 and named 'Illustrious' VDV 141S | Bristol VR | Fleet No. 1003 (ex 941 'Illustrious') | CBPG) is a 1978 convertible open topper, one of 11 delivered to Western National/Devon General between November 1977 and March 1978. All of this batch were named after famous warships including 1003 which was originally numbered 941 and was named 'Illustrious'. When new, they were all painted in NBC red and whiteNational Bus Company Red and White livery. Read more