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LFJ 873W | Bristol VR | Fleet No. 38873 (ex 1226)

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LFJ 873W
Fleet No.: 
1226
Fleet No.: 
38873
1226/38873(LFJ 873W) at Brislington event at Bristol 2007

In November 2009, the CBPGCornwall Bus Preservation Society - formed by a group of bus and coach enthusiasts who are involved in maintaining, restoring and preserving a number of buses which saw operational service in Cornwall that have been bought, donated or even loaned to members of the group took over ownership of Bristol VRBristol VR Bristol's rear-engined bus chassis, designed as competitor to Leyland Atlantean and Daimler Fleetline. 38873(LFJ 873WNovember 2009, CBPG took over ownership of Bristol VR 38873(LFJ 873W) from Western National Preservation Group. Originally numbered 1226, she was the last new Bristol VR bought by Western National in 1981 LFJ 873W | Bristol VR | Fleet No. 38873 (ex 1226)) from the Western National Preservation GroupWestern National Preservation Group Read more

AFJ 747T | Bristol VR | Fleet No. 1145

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AFJ 747T
Fleet No.: 
1145
Fleet No.: 
38747

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PTT 98R | Bristol VR | Fleet No. 1098

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PTT 98R
Fleet No.: 
1098
PTT98R Bristol VR Fleet Number 1098

Vehicle owned by Peter Dalley.

 

More history to follow soon.

VOD 124K | Bristol LHS Marshall B33F | Fleet No. 1254

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VOD 124K
Fleet No.: 
1254

One of 6 vehicles bodied by Marshall (1250 - 12551255 was last operational vehicle of this type with Western National and ended her service where began at Penzance depot. One of 6 vehicles bodied by Marshall (1250 - 1255 VOD 120K - VOD 125K) delivered February 1972 to operate between Penzance and Mousehole replacing the Bristol SUS's VOD 125K | Bristol LHS Marshall B33F | Fleet No. 1255 | CBPG VOD 120K - VOD 125KDelivered February 1972 to operate between Penzance and Mousehole replacing Bristol SUS's. 1255 was last operational vehicle of type with Western National and ended her service where began at Penzance depot VOD 125K | Bristol LHS Marshall B33F | Fleet No. 1255 | CBPG) delivered in February 1972 to operate the sevice between Penzance and Mousehole replacing the Bristol SUS's that had served the route for many years.

MOT preparation 2018 | Sat, 24/02/2018 | BusDriverLee

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Picture Date: 
24 Feb 2018
Photographer: 
Lee Shephard

Here we are returning after a successful day of checking vehicles pre MOTMinistry of Transport test.

 

The vehicles have not really moved since November last year, so 1318Royal Blue; BDV 318L | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 1318 | CBPG decided she didn't want to start. After a fresh set of batteries, lots of choice language, nearly burning out the starter motor and 10 minutes of turning over she did go. It is fairly typical for 1318 (and most LHs I believe to sometimes turn over for a bit when cold, but today she was particularly stunning! 14601969 Bristol RELH6G with ECW C45F coachwork; New to Southern National March 1969, transferred to Western National, remained in service until May 1981 when became part of BaMMOTT collection at Wythall. Purchased by WHOTT May 2005 OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460 went on first turn after using the jump pack and 52529529 became 52529 in national numbering system, fitted with 27 seats and soon received her current livery; S529 RWP | Mercedes Vario | Fleet No. 52529 | CBPG started first time after reconnecting the batteries. Read more

Bristol RE & WN Bristol LDL at Malakoff, St Ives | Sun, 16/04/2017 | editor

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16 Apr 2017
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Thames Valley & Great Western Omnibus Trust

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One from my wedding | Sat, 28/09/2013 | BusDriverLee

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28 Sep 2013
Photographer: 
Lee Shephard

It's been years since I have uploaded photos to our website, so I am making a start!

This picture I managed to grab at my own wedding where 1318Royal Blue; BDV 318L | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 1318 | CBPG was under my ownership and driven by previous owner Steve (Well to the wedding.... I drove home!!!!), 14601969 Bristol RELH6G with ECW C45F coachwork; New to Southern National March 1969, transferred to Western National, remained in service until May 1981 when became part of BaMMOTT collection at Wythall. Purchased by WHOTT May 2005 OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460 driven by Mel were both for the guests and 137 Bristol H owned and driven by Colin Billington transported my lovely (now) wife to the church and us both to the reception. 

NTT 319M | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 1319

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NTT 319M
Fleet No.: 
1319
NTT 319M | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 1319

Bristol LHBristol Commercial Vehicles Light Horizontal engined single-decker bus chassis LH at 30' (9.1m); nearly 2,000 were built between 1967 and 1982 Marshall DP39F currently owned by friend Bob Margan. 

Photo copyright Dave Godley

 

The vehicle is currently off the road awaiting preperation and repairs. Further information coming soon......... (Lee)

BDV 318L | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 1318

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BDV 318L
Fleet No.: 
1318

Last MOTMinistry of Transport test: 13th March 2018 - Class 6.

Next MOT due: 4th April 2019.

OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460

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OTA 632G
Fleet No.: 
1460
OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460

Last MOTMinistry of Transport test: 13th March 2018 Class 6.

Next MOT due: 12th April 2019

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