1999 buses

BRIGHTON & HOVE BUS and COACH COMPANY FLEET HISTORY      
1st January 1986 to present date          
This is 1999              
Fleet No Reg No Delivered First livery Second Name on Bus Disposal date Chassis No Body No
  INSPECTED VEHICLES 1999          
  Dennis Trident East Lancs Lolyne H51/35F Built 1998/9      
  This pre production two axle Dennis Trident with prototype Lolyne body was inspected at Conway Street on 15/1/99.
  Unlike B&H order, it had no rear lower deck window and the low floor area was fully seated.    
- 245 PF (TP) 15/01/1999 Green/Cream   Became 405 T405 BNN 15/01/1999 SFD221BRIVGX10104 C25601
                 
  Dennis Dart 8.5SDL Wright Handybus B28F +13 Built 1992/3      
  This London General vehicle was inspected at Conway Street on the afternoon of 14/4/99.     
  As a result, three vehicles of this class were later acquired from the Go-Ahead subsidiary, becoming B&H 29, 30 & 31.  
DW132 K132 LGO 14/04/1999 Red     14/04/1999 3015/1161 P234
                 
  VEHICLES ON LOAN 1999          
  Scania L94UB Wright B39F Built 1998          
  Notes: Demonstrator on loan from Scania Coach Sales, of Worksop new in 8/98. Equipped with air conditioning, allocated to Lewes Road.
  On loan from 12/99 until 1/00          
850 S350 SET 07/12/1999 Silver     Jan-00 YS4L4X20001831931 A85
                 
  Scania N113DRB East Lancs H49/35F Built 1993/4        
  Notes: Loaned by Nottingham City Transport, at the behest of East Lancs Coachbuilders as part of warranty work cover on Tridents 801-820. 
  It was new in 2/94 and was allocated to Whitehawk. There was no lower deck rear window.
  On loan from 12/99 until 4/00 and from 6/00 until 8/00      
351 L351 MRR 08/12/1999 Green/Cream     Aug-00 1822374 B6801
                 
  Scania N113DRB East Lancs H47/31F Built 1999        
  Notes: This vehicle was loaned by East Lancs Coachbuilders as part of warranty work cover on Tridents 801-820. 
  It was new in 1999 and was allocated to Whitehawk (mainly on S.729). There was no lower deck rear window.
  The vehicle was destined for Bluebird of Middleton, Manchester.  On loan from 12/99 until 1/00    
782 V4 BLU 23/12/1999 White     Jan-00 YS4ND4X2BO18333210 27626
                 
  NEW VEHICLES 1999            
  Volvo B10M-6200 Plaxton Excalibur C49Ft Built 1999        
  Notes: Luxury specification including refreshment facilities, video and toilet.      
503 T503 RPN 11/03/1999 BH2red     30/07/2008 YV31MA714XCO61133 9912VUS0484
504 T504 RPN 11/03/1999 BH2red Last in BH2   15/10/2008 YV31MA71XXCO61136 9912VUS0485
                 
  Dennis Trident 2 East Lancs Lolyne H47/31F+18 Built 1999 (layout changed from H47/32F + 18 during Jan-Mar 2002)
  Notes: Low Floor vehicles with 7 ‘tip up’ seats. All carry names above windscreen.       
  801 Returned to manufacturers 19/3/99 for modifications including rear destination box moved from rear lower deck window to be set in bodywork above window and alteration to lower deck seating with an increase in ‘tip up’ seats from 5 to 7.
  These modifications were included from 802 onwards. 801 was redelivered (to Whitehawk) 2/4/99.
801 T801 RFG 16/03/1999 BH2bur Metro 1   King Charles II   SFD321BR1WGX20241 27701
801 T801 RFG   BH2bur Metro 7 From 3/4/04 King Charles II      
801 T801 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 11/04   King Charles II      
801 T801 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 4/11   Name removed Transferred to 401    
801 T801 RFG   BH3 5/11     09/06/2012    
802 T802 RFG 26/03/1999 BH2bur Metro 1   Capt Nicholas Tettersell   SFD321BR1WGX20242 27702
802 T802 RFG   BH2bur Metro 7 From 3/4/04 Capt Nicholas Tettersell      
802 T802 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 6/04   Capt Nicholas Tettersell      
802 T802 RFG   BH3 01/11   Capt Nicholas Tettersell 09/06/2012    
803 T803 RFG 25/03/1999 BH2bur Metro 1   Prince Regent   SFD321BR1WGX20255 27703
803 T803 RFG   BH2bur Metro 7 From 3/4/04 Prince Regent      
803 T803 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 7/04   Prince Regent 23/09/2011    
804 T804 RFG 29/03/1999 BH2bur Metro 1   Dr.Richard Russell   SFD321BR1WGX20256 27704
804 T804 RFG   BH2bur Metro 7 From 3/4/04 Dr.Richard Russell      
804 T804 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 8/04   Dr.Richard Russell 23/09/2011    
805 T805 RFG 02/04/1999 BH2bur Metro 1   Maria Fitzherbert   SFD321BR1XGX20276 27705
805 T805 RFG   BH2bur Metro 7 From 3/4/04 Maria Fitzherbert      
805 T805 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 8/04   Maria Fitzherbert 28/04/2011    
806 T806 RFG 30/03/1999 BH2bur Metro 1   Martha Gunn   SFD321BR1XGX20277 27706
806 T806 RFG   BH2bur Metro 7 From 3/4/04 Martha Gunn      
806 T806 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 9/04   Martha Gunn 18/10/2011    
807 T807 RFG 08/04/1999 BH2bur Metro 1 Incorrect spelling Phoebe Hessell   SFD321BR1XGX20280 27707
807 T807 RFG   BH2bur Metro 1 Amended 5/01 Phoebe Hessel      
807 T807 RFG   BH2bur Metro 7 From 3/4/04 Phoebe Hessel      
807 T807 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 10/04   Phoebe Hessel      
807 T807 RFG   BH3 10/07 Incorrect spelling Pheobe Hessel      
807 T807 RFG   BH3 Amended 19/11/07 Phoebe Hessel      
807 T807 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 7/08   Phoebe Hessel 18/10/2011    
808 T808 RFG 12/04/1999 BH2bur Metro 1   Rudyard Kipling   SFD321BR1XGX20290 27708
808 T808 RFG   BH2bur Metro 1 Amended 5/02 Les Hamilton Name moved from 869    
808 T808 RFG   BH2bur Metro 7 From 3/4/04 Les Hamilton      
808 T808 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 11/04   Les Hamilton      
808 T808 RFG Open Top Red 1/09       Converted to Open Top O47/32F 1/09
808 T808 RFG Open Top City Sight 3/09          
808 T808 RFG Open Top City Sight 3/09 Name added 19/3/08 Henry Allingham      
808 T808 RFG Open Top City Sight 30/7/09   Max Miller Exchanged names with 808  
809 T809 RFG 17/04/1999 BH2bur Metro 1   Sir Charles Barry   SFD321BR1XGX20299 27709
809 T809 RFG   BH2bur Metro 7 From 10/4/04 Sir Charles Barry      
809 T809 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 12/04   Sir Charles Barry 20/09/2011    
810 T810 RFG 09/04/1999 BH2bur   Magnus Volk   SFD321BR1XGX20300 27710
810 T810 RFG   BH3 01/04   Magnus Volk      
810 T810 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 4/04 Metro added 28/4/04 Magnus Volk      
810 T810 RFG   BH3 1/11   Magnus Volk 13/05/2011    
811 T811 RFG 28/04/1999 BH2bur   John Nash   SFD321BR1XGX20303 27711
811 T811 RFG   BH3 4/04   John Nash      
811 T811 RFG   BH3 5/12   Name removed 06/06/2012    
812 T812 RFG 30/04/1999 BH2bur   Thomas Kemp   SFD321BR1XGX20304 27712
812 T812 RFG   BH3 2/04   Thomas Kemp      
812 T812 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 4/04 Metro added 29/4/04 Thomas Kemp Transferred to 414    
812 T812 RFG   BH3 4/11   Name removed 28/04/2012    
813 T813 RFG 28/04/1999 BH2bur   Sir Harry Preston   SFD321BR1XGX20312 27713
813 T813 RFG   BH3 2/04   Sir Harry Preston      
813 T813 RFG   BH3 26/04/04 Black swoosh added Sir Harry Preston Transferred to 417    
813 T813 RFG   BH3 4/11   Name removed 28/04/2012    
814 T814 RFG 12/05/1999 BH2bur   Charles Thomas-Stanford   SFD321BR1XGX20320 27714
814 T814 RFG   BH2bur Amended 7/99 Sir Charles Thomas-Stanford      
814 T814 RFG   BH3 3/04   Sir Charles Thomas-Stanford 28/04/2012    
815 T815 RFG 07/05/1999 BH2bur   Samuel Brown   SFD321BR1XGX20324 27715
815 T815 RFG   BH2bur Amended 2/01 Sir Samuel Brown      
815 T815 RFG   BH2red 3/02   Sir Samuel Brown      
815 T815 RFG   BH3 4/05   Sir Samuel Brown Transferred to 405    
815 T815 RFG   BH3 4/11   Name removed 28/04/2012    
816 T816 RFG 19/05/1999 BH2bur   Herbert Carden   SFD321BR1XGX20325 27716
816 T816 RFG   BH2bur Amended 7/99 Sir Herbert Carden      
816 T816 RFG   BH3 Metro 1 4/04   Sir Herbert Carden      
816 T816 RFG   BH3 Metro 7 4/07   Sir Herbert Carden 22/08/2011    
817 T817 RFG 07/05/1999 BH2bur   Lord Olivier   SFD321BR1XGX20330 27717
817 T817 RFG   BH2bur Amended 7/99 Lord Lawrence Olivier (oops!) Spelling error    
817 T817 RFG   BH2bur Re-amended 7/99 Lord Olivier      
817 T817 RFG   BH3 3/04   Lord Olivier      
817 T817 RFG   BH3 Metro 1 4/04 Metro added 27/4/04 Lord Olivier      
817 T817 RFG   BH3 2/07   Lord Olivier 09/06/2012    
818 T818 RFG 14/05/1999 BH2bur   Lewis Cohen   SFD321BR1XGX20340 27718
818 T818 RFG   BH2bur Amended 7/99 Lord Lewis Cohen      
818 T818 RFG   BH2bur Re-amended 7/99 Lord Cohen      
818 T818 RFG   BH3 Metro 1 5/04 BH3 Metro 7 4/07 Lord Cohen 22/08/2011    
  809 suffered fire damage in December 2005 and was repaired at East Lancs returning on 27 February 2006. 809 809
  808 dressed up as the 2012 Argus Appeal bus 808 And in 2013 And in 2014    
                 
  Dennis Trident 2 East Lancs Lolyne CO47/31F+18 Built 1999 (layout changed from CO47/32F + 18 during Jan-Mar 2002)
  Notes: Low Floor vehicles with 7 ‘tip up’ seats. Convertible open top.              
819 T819 RFG 27/05/1999 BH2red   Max Miller   SFD321BR1XGX20341 27201
819 T819 RFG Open Top BH2red   Max Miller      
819 T819 RFG Open Top BH2red   Micky Adams + Bobby Zamora renamed in May 2001 only    
819 T819 RFG   BH2red   Micky Adams + Bobby Zamora renamed in May 2001 only    
819 T819 RFG   BH3 10/04   Max Miller      
819 T819 RFG Open Top BH3   Max Miller      
819 T819 RFG   Red 4/08   Max Miller      
819 T819 RFG   City Sight 5/08   Max Miller      
819 T819 RFG Open Top City Sight 5/08   Max Miller      
819 T819 RFG   Red 9/08   Max Miller      
819 T819 RFG   Red Plusbus 10/08   Max Miller      
819 T819 RFG   Red 4/09   Max Miller      
819 T819 RFG Open Top City Sight 5/09   Max Miller      
819 T819 RFG Open Top City Sight 30/7/09   Henry Allingham Exchanged names with 808    
819 T819 RFG   City Sight 9/09   Henry Allingham L Driver under instruction on front screen  
819 T819 RFG   City Sight 10/09   Henry Allingham L Driver removed    
819 T819 RFG Open Top City Sight 3/10   Henry Allingham No city Sightseeing destination panel  
819 T819 RFG Open Top City Sight 4/10   Henry Allingham      
820 T820 RFG 30/05/1999 BH2red   Dame Flora Robson   SFD321BR1XGX20342 27202
820 T820 RFG Open Top BH2red   Dame Flora Robson      
820 T820 RFG Open Top BH2red   The Albion Team 2001/02 Renamed 26/4 - 29/5/02    
820 T820 RFG   BH2red   The Albion Team 2001/02 Renamed 26/4 - 29/5/02    
820 T820 RFG Open Top BH2red Rear No name Name removed 24/11/05     
820 T820 RFG Open Top BH2red Lights on Santa Claus New name added 25/11/05     
820 T820 RFG Open Top BH2red   No name Name removed 4/1/05 prior to repaint  
820 T820 RFG   BH3 1/06   Dame Flora Robson      
820 T820 RFG Open Top BH3   Dame Flora Robson      
820 T820 RFG   Red 4/08   Dame Flora Robson      
820 T820 RFG   City Sight 5/08   Dame Flora Robson      
820 T820 RFG Open Top City Sight 5/08   Dame Flora Robson      
820 T820 RFG   Red 4/08   Dame Flora Robson      
820 T820 RFG   Red Plusbus 10/08   Dame Flora Robson      
820 T820 RFG Open Top Red Plusbus 6/11   Dame Flora Robson      
  819 fitted with front hanover signs November 2012 819 819 Open Top    
  820 fitted with front hanover signs December 2012 820 820 Open Top    
                 
  BRIGHTON & HOVE COUNCIL EASYLINK VEHICLE        
  This vehicle was loaned to Brighton & Hove from Brighton & Hove Council for use on EasyLink Contracts and service.  
  When not available for service, other Council buses are substituted, or cover provided by taxis.    
  Fiat Ducato 6 wheel Rohill (Andover) B16FL Built 1999      
  Notes: Seating capacity is variable when adapted for wheelchair use. No Fleetnames or decals carried, only fleet number in black.  
  Vehicle returned to Brighton & Hove Council August 2000.      
422 V571 ELF 28/09/1999 White     8/00 706287 990055
                 
  ACQUIRED VEHICLES 1999          
  Dennis Dart 8.5SDL Wright Handybus B29F+15 Built 1992      
  Notes: Acquired from London General (DW129) in all red livery.       
  Had a two piece windscreen when acquired. Rebuilt to one piece and extensively refurbished at Conway Street before entering service. 
29 K129 LGO 26/05/1999 BH2red      08/04/2004 3015/1158 P233
                 
  Dennis Dart 8.5SDL Wright Handybus B29F+15 Built 1993      
  Notes: Acquired from London Central (DW160/1) in all red livery.   DW161 DW160  
  Orignally new to London Buses, then East London subsidiary which became autonomous in 11/94.     
  In 6/98 they were transferred to London Central until withdrawal in 7/99.       
  These vehicles had one piece windscreens when acquired. Extensively refurbished at Conway Street before entering service 10/99.
30 NDZ 3160 Aug-99 BH2red     08/04/2004 3015/1359 P325
31 NDZ 3161 Aug-99 BH2red     08/04/2004 3015/1362 P326
                 
VEHICLE DISPOSALS 1999
The following vehicles all left the fleet this year, also includes any vehicles that were on loan, to see the vehicle history see the delivery date year   
Fleet No Reg No Delivery Livery on disposal Notes Disposal date Vehicle Type Initially sold to  
??? 245 PF (TP) 1999 Green/Cream On loan 15/01/1999 Dennis Trident    
262 JWV 262W 1986 BH2red 10/96   Feb-99 Bristol VRT Rodgers Coaches  
340 F40  XPR 1990 BH2pur 3/96   Apr-99 Mercedes Midibus RDH Services  
341 F41  XPR 1990 BH2red 5/97    Apr-99 Mercedes Midibus Fleetlink Northwest  
343 F43  XPR 1990 BH2pur 3/96   Apr-99 Mercedes Midibus RDH Services  
345 F45  XPR 1990 BH2red 5/97   Apr-99 Mercedes Midibus Fleetlink Northwest  
346 F46  XPR 1990 BH2red 12/95   Apr-99 Mercedes Midibus Fleetlink Northwest  
348 F48  XPR 1990 BH2pur 4/96   Apr-99 Mercedes Midibus RDH Services  
349 F49  XPR 1990 BH2pur 6/96   Apr-99 Mercedes Midibus Fleetlink Northwest  
352 G52 BEL 1990 BH2pur 6/96   Apr-99 Mercedes Midibus Fleetlink Northwest  
DW132 K132 LGO 1999 Red On loan 14/04/1999 Dennis Dart    
615 UWV 615S 1986 BH2red 1/98   May-99 Bristol VRT Hedingham  
619 UWV 619S 1986 BH2red 10/96   May-99 Bristol VRT Ryan  
642 XAP 642S 1986 BH2red 5/98   May-99 Bristol VRT A Henson  
679 EAP 979V 1986 BH2red 3/98   May-99 Bristol VRT Fleetmaster (Dealer)  
638 XAP 638S 1986 BH2red 1/98   Jul-99 Bristol VRT Fleetmaster (Dealer)  
420 H714 FWD 1991 BHCel 4/97 On loan Sep-99 Talbot Pullman    
257 JWV 257W 1986 BH2red 6/96   Oct-99 Bristol VRT H Osbourne  
510 MIL 9580 1995 BH2red 10/97   Oct-99 Leyland Tiger Fleetmaster (Dealer)  
511 MIL 9581 1995 BH2red 11/97   Oct-99 Leyland Tiger Fleetmaster (Dealer)  
261 JWV 261W 1986 BH2red 11/96   Nov-99 Bristol VRT Cooper Barnes