2003 buses

BRIGHTON & HOVE BUS and COACH COMPANY FLEET HISTORY      
1st January 1986 to present date                
This is 2003                    
Fleet No Reg No Delivered First livery Second Third Fourth Fifth Name on bus Disposal date Chassis No Body No
  VEHICLES ON LOAN 2003
  Scania L94UB Wright Solar B43F +32 or B40F +30 and 1 wheelchair Built 2002
  On loan from Scania from March to June until delivery of new Omnidekkas
41 YR52 VEK 10/03/2003 White           25/06/2003 Y54L4X20001841971 F184
42 YR52 VEL 06/03/2003 White           23/06/2003 Y54L4X20001842021 F188
43 YR52 VEY 19/03/2203 White Rear         19/06/2003 Y54L4X20001842105 F191
44 YR52 VEU 19/03/2003 White           18/06/2003 Y54L4X20001842214 F195
45 YR52 VEP 20/03/2003 White           16/06/2003 Y54L4X20001842100 F190
46 YR52 VEH 20/03/2003 White           26/06/2003 Y54L4X20001841965 F183
                       
  VEHICLE INSPECTED 2003
  Scania N94UB OmniDekka East Lancs H45/29D + 19 or H45/27D + 1 wheelchair Built 2002/2003
  Vehicle inspected from Metrobus 14/04/2003 until 15/04/2003 for evaluation. Not used in service.
461 YN03 DFJ 14/04/2003 Red/Blue           15/04/2003 YS2N4X20001843905 44111
                       
  NEW VEHICLES 2003
  Scania N94UD OmniDekka East Lancs H47/32F or H47/29F + 1 wheelchair Built 2002/2003
  All reseated from H47/33F or H47/30F + 1 wheelchair from August 2003. 616 converted to open top 12/14 O47/33F
601 GX03 SVF 04/06/2003 BH2red BH3 9/06 BH3 Route 50 4/12     William Attree 10/07/2016 YSN4X20001845014 45101
602 GX03 SVG 11/06/2003 BH2red BH3 9/06 BH3 Route 50 4/12     Enid Bagnold 10/07/2016 YSN4X20001845015 45102
603 GX03 SVJ 12/06/2003 BH2red         Aubrey Beardlsey until 15/7/03 Error YSN4X20001845018 45103
603 GX03 SVJ   BH2red BH3 10/06 BH3 Route 50 4/12     Aubrey Beardsley 10/07/2016 Corrected from 15/7/2003  
604 GX03 SVK 13/06/2003 BH2red BH3 5/06 BH3 Route 50 5/12     Sir Edward Burne-Jones 17/09/2015 YSN4X20001845089 45104
605 GX03 SUA 17/06/2003 BH2red BH3 4/06 BH3 Route 50 5/12     Ellen Nye Chart 10/07/2016 YSN4X20001845090 45105
606 GX03 SUF 16/06/2003 BH2red BH3 7/06 BH3 Route 50 11/14     Tommy Farr 29/06/2015 YSN4X20001845091 45106
607 GX03 SUH 12/07/2003 BH2red         George Hole   YSN4X20001845092 45107
607 GX03 SUH   BH2red         No name displayed   From 1/11/05 until 18/11/05  
607 GX03 SUH   BH2red BH3 8/06       George Hole 25/04/2015 Name in white from 18/11/05  
608 GX03 SUU 18/06/2003 BH2red BH3 2/06       Albert Ketelbey 25/04/2015 YSN4X20001845093 45108
609 GX03 SUV 19/06/2003 BH2red         Gideon Mantell   YSN4X20001845175 45109
609 GX03 SUV   BH2red         No name displayed   From 5/9/03 until 16/9/03  
609 GX03 SUV   BH3 3/06         Gideon Mantell 25/04/2015    
610 GX03 SUY 26/06/2003 BH2red BH3 8/06       Alan Melville 02/05/2015 YSN4X20001845176 45110
611 GX03 SVA 23/06/2003 BH2red BH3 Metro 1 4/07 BH3 4/12     Dr Clifford Musgrave 02/05/2015 YSN4X20001845177 45111
612 GX03 SVC 27/06/2003 BH2red BH3 Metro 1 5/07 BH3 2/12     Ray Noble 25/04/2015 YSN4X20001845178 45112
613 GX03 SVD 02/07/2003 BH2red BH3 Metro 49 5/07 BH3 10/09 BH3 75th 5/10  BH3 8/12 John Saxby 27/09/2015 YSN4X20001845179 45113
614 GX03 SVE 09/07/2003 BH2red         Sir Charles Aubrey Smith   YSN4X20001845251 45114
614 GX03 SVE   BH2red         No name displayed   From 20/11/03 until 29/11/03  
614 GX03 SVE   BH3 Metro 1 3/07 BH3 9/07       Sir Charles Aubrey Smith 02/05/2015    
615 GX03 SSU 02/07/2003 BH2red BH3 Metro 49 6/07 BH3 5/12     Charlie Webb 02/05/2015 YSN4X20001845252 45115
616 GX03 SSV 10/07/2003 BH2red         Allen West   YSN4X20001845253 45116
616 GX03 SSV   BH2red         No name displayed   From 23/6/04 until 5/7/04  
616 GX03 SSV   BH2red         Allen West   Name now in white from 7/04  
616 GX03 SSV   BH3 6/06         Allen West      
616 GX03 SSV   Being converted to open top 12/14 Red 1 Stop 1/15 Red 3/16 Red City Sightseeing 6/16 Henry Allingham 01/15      
616 GX03 SSV   Red City Sightseeing 19/12/19         Santa Mike 19/12/19   Renamed 19/12/19  
  616 had a route number colour destination fitted from 14/2/05 until 11/5/05 see routes below    
  1 5 7 12 12A 13 25 49   606 suffered fire damage in June 2015.
  616 was used by Brighton & Hove Albion in Brighton Pride parade August 2018, stayed in that livery from 3 August until 13 August. 616 Albion 616 Albion    
  616 was used by Brighton & Hove Albion in Brighton Pride parade August 2019, stayed in that livery from 2 August until 5 August. 616 Albion 616 Albion    
                       
  Scania N94UB Omnidekka East Lancs CO47/32For CO47/29F + 1 wheelchair Built 2002/2003
  618 reseated from CO47/33F or CO47/30F + 1 wheelchair by 7/8/03, 617 done by 11/8/03
617 GX03 SSZ 24/06/2003 BH2red BH3 6/06 BH3 Metro 25 10/08 BH3 3/09 BH3 Route 77 2/13 Douglas Reeve 12/06/2016 YSN4X20001845016 45201
617 GX03 SSZ Open Top BH2red BH3 BH3 Route 77 6/13     Douglas Reeve      
618 GX03 STZ 25/06/2003 BH2red BH3 01/07 BH3 Route 77 2/13     Danny Sheldon 12/06/2016 YSN4X20001845017 45202
618 GX03 STZ Open Top BH2red BH3 BH3 Route 77 6/13     Danny Sheldon      
  617 went to Epsom Derby and was dressed up as Buckingham Palace in June 2012 617          
                       
  VEHICLES ACQUIRED 2003
  Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer MPD B29F Built 2000
  Acquired from Metrobus, Lewes, originally numbered 346 and 347. 346 347  
246 X346 YGU 25/07/2003 Blue/Yellow BH2red 8/03 BH3 8/07       03/08/2012 SFD612BRIXGW14352 008.8GKB2290
247 X347 YGU 25/07/2003 BH2red 8/03 BH3 6/07         03/08/2012 SFD612BRIXGW14354 008.8GKB2291
  247 was repainted in BH2red before entering service.              
                       
  VEHICLES ON LOAN 2003
  Dennis Dart 9SDL Plaxton Pointer B35F Built 1992 
  On loan from Metrobus for Driver Training              
738 J228 HGY 18/09/03 Metrobus           14/01/2004 3011/920 929HMN0568
739 J229 HGY 18/09/03 Metrobus           17/12/2003 3011/932 929HMN0569
                       
  VEHICLE ON LOAN 2003
  Scania K114EB4 Irizar C49Ft Built 2003
  On loan from Scania Bus and Coach UK Ltd for evaluation. Fleet number not shown on vehicle.
500 YN53 CEX 13/10/2003 White           19/10/2003 YSZK4X20001844219 95868
                       
VEHICLE DISPOSALS 2003
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        
461 YN03 DFJ 2003 Red/Blue On loan 15/04/2003 Scania Omnidekka          
706 E706 EFG 1988 BH2red  8/97   25/04/2003 Scania N112 Maynes        
45 YR52 VEP 2003 White On loan 16/06/2003 Scania Solar          
44 YR52 VEU 2003 White On loan 18/06/2003 Scania Solar          
43 YR52 VEY 2003 White On loan 19/06/2003 Scania Solar          
42 YR52 VEL 2003 White On loan 23/06/2003 Scania Solar          
41 YR52 VEK 2003 White On loan 25/06/2003 Scania Solar          
46 YR52 VEH 2003 White On loan 26/06/2003 Scania Solar          
715 F715 LFG 1989 BH2red 11/98   10/07/2003 Scania N113 Maynes        
117 N417 MPN 1996 BH2red  1/98   04/08/2003 Dennis Lance Metrobus        
118 N418 MPN 1996 BH2red  11/97   04/08/2003 Dennis Lance Metrobus        
713 F713 LFG 1989 BH2red 2/99   08/08/2003 Scania N113 Maynes        
716 F716 LFG 1989 BH2red 10/98   08/08/2003 Scania N113 Maynes        
717 F717 LFG 1989 BH2red 12/98   08/08/2003 Scania N113 Maynes        
500 YN53 CEX 2003 White On loan 19/10/2003 Scania Irizar          
739 J229 HGY 2003 Metrobus On loan 17/12/2003 Dennis Dart