Unidentified Locations

Unidentified Owners/Operators

This is a list of buses that are currently evading our sights.  Compared to the mysteries of the ‘Check’ list, the buses on this page have changed ownership relatively recently, but we don’t yet know where they have gone to, or who with.  Please see the notes below for the last known details of each bus.  If you can supply any more information about these buses, please contact us.

REG NO

CHASSIS

BODY

LAYOUT

LIVERY

LAST OWNER/ACQUISITION DATE

A810 THW

Leyland Olympian

Roe

CO47/29F

First (Barbie 1: white with blue & pink)

Flashman {dealer}, Gunnislake, c.8/09; First Devon & Cornwall (34710),8/09

C147 KBT

Leyland Olympian

Optare

O47/29F

white & maroon with Keighley Borough crest

Mitchell, Oakworth (part of Keighley Bus Museum Trust), c2/16

DBV 198W

Leyland Atlantean

East Lancs

O45/33F

Guide Friday Lincoln Tour (green/cream)

Ellie Rose Travel, Hull, by 4/13

EWF 453V (WLT 753, EWF 453V)

MCW Metrobus

MCW

PO??/??D

BRINDIAN FESTIVAL FOOD CUISINE (lime/red/orange)

Unidentified private owner, Spalding, Lincolnshire,8/16

GRU 163V

Leyland Fleetline

Alexander

PO45/31F

Yellow/red

Classic Bus North West Ltd. (903), Blackpool, ?/??

HRS 271V

Leyland Atlantean

Alexander

PO45/29D

GCT (green/orange/cream)

Glasgow Corporation Transport Limited, Beith, Ayrshire, by 10/13

H670 BNL

Leyland Olympian

Northern Counties

PO47/30F

City Sightseeing Newcastle Gateshead (red with yellow flash and multi-coloured graphics)

Busways Travel Services Ltd. (14670), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 4/17

H673 BNL

Leyland Olympian

Northern Counties

PO47/30F

City Sightseeing Newcastle Gateshead (red with yellow flash and multi-coloured graphics)

Busways Travel Services Ltd. (14673), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 4/17

J433 BSH

Leyland Olympian

Alexander

PO43/25D

maroon & silver with black skirt

Ian Burge (M&I Coach Hire), 4/17; ex-Arriva OLST (OA333), London, 5/13

J44838 (S464 ATV)

Volvo Olympian

East Lancs

O??/--F

Route 44 (dark green)

First Class Catering Jersey Ltd., St. Helier, Jersey, 4/17

LR02 BDE

Dennis Trident 2

Plaxton President

PO??/??F

LEGO Friends (black/pink) (livery may vary according to promotion)

?, ?/??

MEZ 3995 (OXI 518, JYG 426V)

Leyland Atlantean

ECW

O42/31F

blue

McBride (Foyle Motor Cycle Club), Coleraine, Northern Ireland, 9/07

NFX 134P

Daimler Fleetline

Alexander

CO43/31F

Morecambe Heritage Bus Company (green & cream)

Sold by Lord & Smith (Morecambe Heritage Bus Co.), 11/11 (currently roofed)

PRX 191B (404 DCD)

Leyland Titan PD3/4

Northern Counties

FCO39/30F

yellow

Southdown Historic Vehicles Limited (not used), 3/10

TRN 485V

Leyland Atlantean

ECW

O43/31F

Yellow/red/blue

Ellie Rose Travel, Hull, by 4/13

UBV 85L

Leyland Atlantean

East Lancs

O45/31F

White/orange/red

Ellie Rose Travel, Hull, by 4/13

A810 THW was disposed of by Flashman, dealer, Gunnislake, Cornwall, to an unknown-to-us owner for preservation, in about August 2009.
C147 KBT passed from Mitchell, Oakworth (part of Keighley Bus Museum Trust), in about February 2016, to an unidentified private owner.
EWF 453V was previously used as a mobile restaurant.  It was sold to an unidentified buyer via ebay in August 2016.
GRU 163V  was sold by Classic Bus North West in Blackpool probably to a new owner in north east England, but this has not yet been traced by us.
H670 BNL and H673 BNL were sold by Busways Travel Services Ltd. (14670) (City Sightseeing Newcastle Gateshead), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, in April 2017.  We have not yet identified their buyers.
HRS 271V was sold by Glasgow Corporation Transport Limited by October 2013, probably to a new owner in England, no further information known by us at present.
J433 BSH was reported as gone from Ian Burge (M&I Coach Hire), Chatham, Kent, in April 2017, to an unidentified buyer.
J44838 (S464 ATV) was previously advertised for sale by First Class Catering Jersey Ltd., St. Helier, Jersey, 4/17on eBay; awaiting shipping from St. Helier to Portsmouth, 21/4/17.  Any information on where it is now would be appreciated.
LR02 BDE is a mobile exhibition/promotional unit seen to be advertising "LEGO Friends" at various locations in the UK,  We have yet to identify the owner and its base location.
MEZ 3995 (OXI 518, JYG 426V) is reported as exported by McBride (Foyle Motor Cycle Club), Coleraine, 9/07.  It is believed to have been returned to mainland UK, but we don't know where.
NFX 134P is a convertible bus, last used with the roof on, by Morecambe Heritage Bus Company, and sold by them to an unknown-to-us buyer in November 2011.
PRX 191B (404 DCD) was acquired by an unknown preservationist from Southdown Historic Vehicles Limited (not used), in March 2010.  We have not yet identified the owner.
DBV 198W, TRN 185V and UBV 85L were previously listed by us as with Ellie Rose Travel, Hull, East Yorkshire, but were reported by a correspondent as gone from there by 4/13, and their subsequent history is not yet known.