Prepared on Notepad by Ian Smith, This page created 12th January 2013, updated 23rd February 2016. Best on 800*600.

Galleon Travel (2009), Logic Travel and Trustybus: Dennis Dart SLF

These histories are incomplete. They are being assembled as I garner information from a variety of sources. Particularly useful have been:

 
        W143 WGT  6/00    Dennis Dart SLF SFD212AR1YGW14697, Plaxton Pointer 2, 10.1m B31D
                  6/00 MC new to Mitcham Belle (Mitcham)
042               */02    numbered
                  8/04    taken over by Centra London
 DP 43           10/04    renumbered 
               by 6/05    repainted red, blue skirt, narrow silver band
                  8/05 MC retained by Centra London (Beddington)
                  5/06    Centra London ceases trading: into store 
                  6/06    stored at Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                          sold to Ventura
                  8/06 PA bought by Metroline (West Perivale)
                  8/06 PA in service on 210
                  1/07 PB transfer (Potters Bar)
                  3/07 PB reseated minus tip-ups: B27D
                  6/08 PA transfer
                  1/09 AC transfer (Willesden)
                  5/09 HT transfer (Holloway)
                  7/10 AH transfer (Brentford)
                  9/11 AH withdrawn 
                 10/11    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)  
                 11/11    bought by Galleon Travel 2009 Ltd, Harlow
 1                2/12    transfer to Logic Travel, Broadley Heath
 143              3/12    in service on L3 (Hammond St - Harlow): red, blue skirt, branded
                  9/12    in service on L3 
                  5/13    rebranded Trustybus for 351, C3 
                  7/13    withdrawn 
              by 10/13    sold 

DLD 115  T35 KLD  7/99    10.1m Dart SLF SFD222BR1XGW13545, Plaxton Pointer 2 9910.1HJB1137, B32D
                  7/99 EW new to Metroline for 107 (Edgware)
                  3/00 HT transfer for 143 (Holloway)
                  3/00 HT unusual on C11
                  5/00 W  transfer for 232 (Cricklewood)
                       W  used on 232
                  7/00 W
                  3/02 W 
                  6/05 W 
                  7/05 KX transfer (Kings Cross)
                  1/06 NW transfer (North Wembley)
                  5/06 W  transfer 
                 10/06 W  unusual on 139 
                  1/07 W  repainted: reseated minus tip-ups: B29D
                 10/09 PA transfer
                 12/10 PV transfer for 70
                 11/11 PV withdrawn
                 12/11    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                 12/11    to Galleon Travel (2009), Harlow
 2                2/12    transfer to Logic Travel, Broadley Common
 35               3/12    in service on L3 (Hammond St - Harlow): red, blue skirt
                  6/12    accident damaged: withdrawn 
               by 1/13    scrapped 

DLD 125 V125 GBY  9/99    10.1m Dart SLF SFD212BR1XGW23806, Plaxton Pointer 2 9910.1HJB1438, B32D
                  9/99 HD new to Metroline for H14 (Harrow Weald)
                  7/00 HD
                  3/02 EW
                  9/04 PR transfer (Park Royal)
                  4/05 KX transfer for 46 (Kings Cross)
                  6/05 KX  
                 10/05 KX repainted, refurbished minus perches: B29D 
                  7/10 KC transfer (Kings Cross)
                  7/11 PB transfer (Potters Bar)
                  9/11 AH transfer into store, withdrawn (Brentford)  
                 10/11    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                 11/11    bought by Galleon Travel 2009 Ltd, Harlow
 3                2/12    transfer to Logic Travel, Broadley Common 
 125              8/12    in service on L3: not fully repainted
                  2/13    in service on L3: still not fully repainted
                  5/13    withdrawn
                  5/13    sold to Erith Commercials 

DLD 130 V130 GBY  9/99    10.1m Dart SLF SFD212BR1XGW23858, Plaxton Pointer 2 9910.1HJB1443, B32D
                  9/99 HD new to Metroline for H14 (Harrow Weald)
                  7/00 HD
                  3/02 EW
                  9/04 NW transfer (North Wembley)
                  4/05 KX transfer for 46 (Kings Cross)
                  6/05 KX 
                 12/06 KX repainted, reseated B29D
                 11/08 KX repainted
                  7/10 KC transfer (Kings Cross)
                  8/11 NW transfer into store, withdrawn (North Wembley) 
                 12/11    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
 4                1/12    bought by Logic Travel, Nazeing, Essex
 130              3/12    in service on L3 (Hammond St - Harlow): red, blue skirt
                  4/12    in service on L3: red, blue skirt, branded
                  8/12    in service on L3 
                  5/13    withdrawn
                  5/13    sold 
                 
DLD 131 V131 GBY  9/99    10.1m Dart SLF SFD212BR1XGW23859, Plaxton Pointer 2 9910.1HJB1444, B32D
                  9/99 HD new to Metroline for H14 (Harrow Weald)
                  7/00 HD
                       EW used on 107
                  3/02 EW
                  9/04 NW transfer (North Wembley)
                  4/05 KX transfer for 46 (Kings Cross) 
                  6/05 KX 
                 12/05 KX repainted, refurbished minus perches: B29D
                  7/10 KC transfer (Kings Cross)
                  8/11 NW transfer into store, withdrawn (North Wembley)
                 12/11    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
 5                1/12    bought by Logic Travel, Nazeing, Essex
 131              4/12    in service on L3: red, blue skirt, branded 
                  5/13    withdrawn
                  5/13    sold 
 
745    R745 BMY   1/98    10.0m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1VGW11882, Plaxton Pointer 9810HJZ8135, B35F
                          Metrobus blue/yellow
                  7/00 MB (Green Street Green)
 245              8/01    renumbered
                  1/04 CY transfer (Crawley)
                  3/04 CY repainted, refurbished
                  8/06 CY repainted blue/pale blue
                  9/09 CY used on 5
                  6/10 CY repainted
                  5/12 CY into store, withdrawn 
                  5/12    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)  
                  6/12    bought by Logic Travel: used in blue/blue 
                  5/13    rebranded Trustybus for 351, C3 
 PD 11           12/13    renumbered: still blue/blue
                  1/14    withdrawn 
                 10/14    sold to Erith Commercials for scrap

DLD 139 W139 ULR  5/00    10.1m Dart SLF SFD212AR1YGW14622, Plaxton Pointer 2 0010.1HJB2577, B31D
                  5/00 HT new to Metroline for C2 (Holloway)
                  7/00 HT
                  3/02 EW transfer for 251, 288, 303 and 305 (Edgware)
                  6/05 EW 
                 10/06 EW reseated to B27D
                 10/08 EW repainted
                 12/08 AH transfer 
                  1/09 PA transfer (West Perivale) 
                 12/10 PV transfer for 70
                 11/11 PA transfer
                  1/12 PV transfer  
                  6/12 PV withdrawn into store
                  9/12    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)  
                  9/12    bought by Logic Bus, Nazeing, Essex
                  5/13    withdrawn 
                  5/13    bought by Khoka, Smethwick


DLD 149 W149 ULR  5/00    10.1m Dart SLF SFD212AR1YGW14642, Plaxton Pointer 2 0010.1HJB2587, B31D
                  5/00 HT new to Metroline for C2 (Holloway)
                  7/00 HT
                  3/02 HT
                 11/02 W  transfer with C11 (Cricklewood)
                  2/03 HT return
                  7/03 KX transfer (Kings Cross)
                  6/05 KX 
                  3/07 KX reseated minus tip-ups: B27D
                  4/07 KX refurbished: reseated: B29D
                  6/08 HT transfer
                  7/10 KC transfer (Kings Cross)
                  8/12 PV transfer into store withdrawn (Perivale)  
                 10/12    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)   
                 11/12    bought by Logic Travel, Nazeing, Essex
                  5/13    withdrawn 
              by 10/13    sold  


RX51 FNP 9/01 10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR11GW15841, Plaxton Pointer 2 0110.1HLB4190, B30D 9/01 AH new to Armchair for 117 (Brentford) DP 1001 2/02 AH numbered 11/04 AH taken over by Metroline 10/06 AH reseated: B27D 7/08 PA transfer (West Perivale) 8/08 AH transfer 5/09 W transfer (Cricklewood) 11/09 AH transfer 6/10 AH 9/11 PB transfer for 234 (Potters Bar) 10/12 PV transfer into store, withdrawn (Perivale) 11/12 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 12/12 acquired by Logic Bus (Harlow) 2/13 in service on Harlow 1 5/13 rebranded Trustybus for 351, C3 10/13 road-traffic accident: written off 5/14 scrapped on site RX51 FNT 9/01 10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR11GW15843, Plaxton Pointer 2 0110.1HLB4195, B30D 9/01 AH new to Armchair for 117 (Brentford) DP 1003 2/02 AH numbered 10/06 AH reseated: B27D 11/04 AH taken over by Metroline 9/06 AH repainted red, light blue skirt 7/08 PA transfer (West Perivale) 9/08 AH transfer (Brentford) 3/09 AH unusual on 237 4/09 W transfer (Cricklewood) 9/09 AH transfer 5/11 AH repainted all-red 9/11 PB transfer for 234 (Potters Bar) 9/12 PV withdrawn into store (Perivale) 11/12 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 12/12 acquired by Logic Bus (Harlow) 2/13 in service on Harlow 1 5/13 rebranded Trustybus for 351, C3 10/13 Trustybus
by 5/14 scrapped RX51 FNU 9/01 10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR11GW15842, Plaxton Pointer 2 0110.1HLB4192, B30D 9/01 AH new to Armchair for 117 (Brentford) DP 1007 2/02 AH numbered 11/04 AH taken over by Metroline 9/06 AH repainted red, light blue skirt, reseated: B27D 7/08 PA transfer (West Perivale) 9/08 AH transfer (Brentford) 12/10 AH repainted 9/11 PB transfer (Potters Bar) 10/12 PV transfer into store, withdrawn (Perivale) 11/12 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 12/12 acquired by Logic Bus (Harlow) 2/13 in service on Harlow 1 5/13 rebranded Trustybus for 351, C3 PD 12 12/13 numbered 6/14 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 7/14 bought by Travel Express, Wolverhampton W126 WGT 6/00 Dennis Dart SLF SFD212AR1YGW14770, Plaxton Pointer 2 0010.1HJB2608, 10.1m B31D 6/00 MC new to Mitcham Belle (Mitcham) 031 */02 numbered 8/04 taken over by Centra London DP 26 10/04 renumbered by 6/05 repainted red, blue skirt, narrow silver band 8/05 MC retained by Centra London (Beddington) 5/06 Centra London ceases trading: into store sold to Ventura 9/06 PA bought by Metroline (West Perivale) 11/06 PA reseated: B27D 9/08 NW transfer (North Wembley) 5/09 PA transfer 7/10 PA skirt repainted red 7/10 PA in service on E6 12/10 PV transfer for 70 (Perivale) 6/12 PV withdrawn into store sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) by 8/12 bought by Galleon Travel 2009 Ltd, Harlow 1/13 in service with Logic Bus 1/13 in service on L3: red 3/13 in service on C3: red 5/13 bought by Khoka, Smethwick X956 VAP 10/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SLF SFD467BR1YGW45004, Plaxton Pointer 2 0011.3HAB3057, B41F 10/00 new to Sussex Coastline #56 Stagecoach South #33058 8/04 in service, Southsea 3/06 in service, Southsea 402 DCD 10/12 in service: Chichester - the Link X956 VAP reregistered sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 5/13 acquired by Trustybus (Roydon) 6/13 in service on Harlow 1, partly repainted SPD6 SNZ 2980 9/13 numbered, reregistered 6/14 withdrawn 4/15 in store 12/15 sold to MC Tractors (Ely) X962 VAP 10/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SLF SFD467BR1YGW45037, Plaxton Pointer 2 0011.3HAB3062, B41F 10/00 new to Sussex Coastline #64 Stagecoach South #33064 7/08 in service: branded for 23 (Leigh Park - Southsea) 7/10 in service on Basingstoke Jazz2 408 DCD reregistered 5/12 in service: Basingstoke Jazz X962 VAP reregistered sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 2/13 loaned by Roadrunner, Harlow 3/13 in service on 255: Stagecoach livery, paper labels return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) /13 acquired by Trustybus (Roydon) SPD8 SNZ 3869 9/13 numbered, reregistered 6/14 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) by 11/14 bought by Mike Lawrenson, Preston X964 VAP 10/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SLF SFD467BR1YGW45039, Plaxton Pointer 2 0011.3HAB3064, B41F 10/00 new to Sussex Coastline #64 Stagecoach South #33064 404 DCD reregistered X964 VAP reregistered 1/05 in service: branded for 23 (Leigh Park - Southsea) 3/12 in service on Basingstoke Jazz 10/12 in service: Basingstoke Jazz5 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 2/13 loaned by Roadrunner, Harlow 3/13 in service on 255: Stagecoach livery, paper labels 4/13 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 5/13 acquired by Trustybus (Roydon) SPD1 SNZ 7259 7/13 numbered, reregistered repainted in yellow/red/blue 7/13 in service on 351 8/13 used on 351 9/13 in service on 351 5/14 withdrawn 6/14 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 9/14 acquired by Heritage Travel, West Sussex X968 VAP 10/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SLF SFD467BR1YGW45056, Plaxton Pointer 2 0011.3HAB3068, B41F 10/00 new to Sussex Coastline #68 Stagecoach South #33068 12/11 in service on Basingstoke Jazz5 10/12 in service: Basingstoke Jazz5 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 2/13 loaned by Roadrunner, Harlow 3/13 in service on 255: Stagecoach livery, paper labels 4/13 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 4/13 loan to TWH (Debden): used on 255 4/13 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 5/13 acquired by Trustybus (Roydon) SPD3 SNZ 7293 8/13 numbered, reregistered 9/13 in service on 351: still blue/blue/white/red 11/14 in service 12/14 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) X969 VAP 10/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SLF SFD467BR1YGW45057, Plaxton Pointer 2 0011.3HAB3069, B41F 10/00 new to Sussex Coastline #69 Stagecoach South #33069 12/11 in service: Basingstoke Jazz5 10/12 in service: Basingstoke Jazz5 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 4/13 acquired by Logic Bus (Harlow) 4/13 used on Harlow 1: Stagecoach livery 5/13 rebranded Trustybus for 351, C3 SPD 10 SNZ 7296 8/13 numbered, reregistered 11/14 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) X971 VAP 10/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SLF SFD467BR1YGW45073, Plaxton Pointer 2 0011.3HAB3070, B41F 10/00 new to Sussex Coastline #71 Stagecoach South #33071 7/08 in service, Portsmouth 10/08 in service, Southsea 10/09 in service, Basingstoke 3/12 in service, Basingstoke: unbranded sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 3/13 acquired by Logic Bus (Harlow) 3/13 in service on Harlow 1, red/white/blue livery 5/13 rebranded Trustybus for 351, C3 SPD 5 SNZ 4016 10/13 numbered, reregistered 3/14 withdrawn 4/15 in store 12/15 sold to MC Tractors (Ely) X972 VAP 10/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SLF SFD467BR1YGW45074, Plaxton Pointer 2 0011.3HAB3071, B41F 10/00 new to Sussex Coastline #72 Stagecoach South #33072 10/12 in service: Basingstoke Jazz5 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 5/13 acquired by Trustybus (Roydon) 6/13 in service on C3: blue/blue/white/red 9/13 in service on 392: blue/blue/white/red SPD7 SNZ 9055 9/13 numbered, reregistered 8/14 withdrawn 4/15 in store 12/15 sold to MC Tractors (Ely) X962 VAP 10/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SPD SFD467BR1YGW45037, Plaxton 0011.3HAB3062, B41F 10/00 new to Sussex Coastline, #62 Stagecoach South #33062 7/08 in service: branded for 23 (Leigh Park - Southsea) 7/10 in service on Basingstoke Jazz2 408 DCD Stagecoach South: reregistered 5/12 in service on Basingstoke Jazz2 X962 VAP reregistered sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 2/13 loaned by Roadrunner, Harlow 3/13 in service on 255: Stagecoach livery, paper labels return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 7/13 acquired by Trustybus, Roydon SPD8 SNZ 3869 reregistered, numbered 5/14 withdrawn W501 VDD 8/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SPD SFD467BR1YGW44872, Plaxton 0011.3HAB3036, B41F 8/00 new to Cheltenham District #501 10/08 in service, Tewkesbury: branded for 41/42 11/11 withdrawn 5/13 Stagecoach Cheltenham & Gloucester #33501 7/13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 7/13 acquired by Trustybus, Roydon SPD9 NFZ 6606 9/13 reregistered, numbered 8/14 withdrawn 11/14 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) X502 ADF 9/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SPD SFD467BR1YGW44873, Plaxton 0011.3HAB3037, B41F 9/00 new to Cheltenham District #502 2/04 in service, Stagecoach West #33502 7/09 in service, Stagecoach Swindon c5/10 transfer to Stagecoach Cheltenham & Gloucester 9/11 in service, Stagecoach Cheltenham & Gloucester #33502 /13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 7/13 acquired by Trustybus, Roydon SPD4 NFZ 3255 9/13 reregistered, numbered 10/13 in service on 351 8/14 withdrawn 8/14 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 9/14 acquired by G.Charlton & Sons, Maidstone X503 ADF 9/00 11.3m Dennis Dart SPD SFD467BR1YGW44874, Plaxton 0011.3HAB3038, B41F 9/00 new to Cheltenham District #503 11/11 in service, stagecoach West #33503 1/13 in service, Stagecoach Wye & Dean Stagecoach Cheltenham & Gloucester #33503 /13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 7/13 acquired by Trustybus, Roydon SPD2 GRZ 4522 10/13 reregistered, numbered 8/14 withdrawn 8/14 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
DMS471 LN51 SEY 3/02 8.9m Dennis Dart SLF SFD6B2CR31GW16322, Marshall Capital C39.805, B25F 3/02 Y new to Centrewest for 273, R1, R11 (Orpington) LT02 ZDE 4/02 Y reregistered before use DMS41471 6/05 Y by 12/07 Y repainted all-red 135 12/07 MB taken over by Metrobus (Green Street Green) 6/08 MB 3/13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 5/13 loaned to Bakers Dolphin, Weston-super-Mare 6/13 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 8/13 acquired by Galleon Travel (Trustybus) for 541/2/3 MDS 13 12/13 renumbered by 11/14 withdrawn 7/15 in disposal pool 12/15 sold to MC Tractors (Ely) DMS473 LN51 SFJ 3/02 8.9m Dennis Dart SLF SFD6B2CR31GW16324, Marshall Capital C39.807, B25F 3/02 Y new to Centrewest for 273, R1, R11 (Orpington) LT02 ZDG 4/02 Y reregistered before use DMS41473 6/05 Y by 12/07 Y repainted all-red 137 12/07 MB taken over by Metrobus (Green Street Green) 6/08 MB 3/13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 3/13 on loan to Carters Coaches, Ipswich 7/13 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 7/13 bought by Galleon Travel (Trustybus) for 541/2/3 MDS 14 12/13 renumbered 11/14 in service 4/15 withdrawn: in store 7/15 in disposal pool 12/15 sold to MC Tractors (Ely) DMS460 LN51 SBZ 3/02 8.9m Dennis Dart SLF SFD6B2CR31GW16296, Marshall Capital C39.794, B25F 3/02 Y new to Centrewest for 273, R1, R11 (Orpington) LT02 ZDO 4/02 Y reregistered before use DMS41460 6/05 Y 140 12/07 MB taken over by Metrobus (Green Street Green) 6/08 MB 10/12 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 11/12 acquired by Carters Coaches, Ipswich 8/13 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 8/13 bought by Galleon Travel (Trustybus) for 541/2/3 9/13 in store, unfit 10/13 in store, unfit MDS 15 12/13 renumbered by 11/14 withdrawn 4/15 in store 7/15 in disposal pool 12/15 sold to MC Tractors (Ely) DMS461 LN51 SCV 3/02 8.9m Dennis Dart SLF SFD6B2CR31GW16297, Marshall Capital C39.795, B25F 3/02 Y new to Centrewest for 273, R1, R11 (Orpington) LT02 ZDP 4/02 Y reregistered before use DMS41461 6/05 Y 7/07 Y in service on R11 141 12/07 MB taken over by Metrobus (Green Street Green) 6/08 MB 3/13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 7/13 bought by Galleon Travel (Trustybus) for 541/2/3 MDS 16 12/13 renumbered by 11/14 withdrawn 4/15 in store 7/15 in disposal pool 12/15 sold to MC Tractors (Ely) V653 HEC 1/00 8.8m Dennis Dart MPD SFD612BR1XGW14087, Plaxton Pointer 998.8GKB1815, B26F 1/00 new to Blackburn Transport #653 */07 to Lancashire United 6/08 in service, Lancashire United: cream/green bought by Wessex Connect for Royal Bath 10/10 in service, Royal Bath #1653 3/13 in service, Royal Bath 5/13 Royal Bath sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 10/13 acquired by Trustybus (Galleon Travel), Roydon, for 541/2/3 PDS17 TNZ 1186 10/13 reregistered, numbered 10/14 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) V660 HEC 1/00 8.8m Dennis Dart MPD SFD612BR1XGW14108, Plaxton Pointer 998.8GKB1822, B26F 1/00 new to Blackburn Transport #660 */07 to Lancashire United bought by Wessex Connect for Royal Bath 10/10 in service, Royal Bath #1660 5/11 in service, Royal Bath 3/12 in service, Royal Bath 3/13 in service, Royal Bath sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 10/13 acquired by Trustybus (Galleon Travel), Roydon, for 541/2/3 PDS18 TNZ 1252 10/13 re-registered, numbered 11/14 in service 12/14 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) SLD248 Y248 FJN 7/01 Dennis Dart SLF, Alexander ALX200, 8.9m, B28F 7/01 TL new to Stagecoach Selkent for 124, 273 (Catford) 7/01 TL into service on 124 10/01 TB transfer (Bromley) 3/02 TB DSS248 6/02 TB renumbered 34248X 1/03 TB renumbered 5/03 PD transfer (Plumstead) 6/05 PD 6/06 PD bought by East London Bus Group 11/06 TL transfer (Catford) 3/07 TL in service on 124, blue skirt, swirls 8/08 TL old livery 9/08 TL repainted all-red 5/12 PD transfer (Plumstead) 8/12 sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet 9/12 loaned to Soul Brothers Ltd, Olney, Buckinghamshire 12/12 return to Ensign Bus, Purfleet 2/13 acquired by Roadrunner, Harlow 10/13 return to Ensign Bus, Purfleet ADS 19 10/13 acquired by Galleon Travel, Roydon 12/13 return to Ensign Bus, Purfleet R821 HCD 5/98 10.8m Dennis Dart SLF SFD322BR1WGW12157, Alexander ALX200 9741/3, B37F 5/98 new to East Kent #21 Stagecoach East Kent #33021 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) ADE 20 FXZ 2162 12/13 bought by Galleon Travel 2009, reregistered painted in red/yellow/blue Trustybus livery 8/15 sold to Erith Commercials LCY 11 S411 TNO 10/98 10.2m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1WGW12523, Alexander ALX200 9809/2, B29DL 10/98 new to Stagecoach East London for London City Airport shuttle 33361 1/03 SD renumbered 5/03 SD into store 7/03 transfer to Stagecoach South, 33361 9/13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) ADE 21 FXZ 2175 12/13 bought by Galleon Travel 2009, reregistered painted in red/yellow/blue Trustybus livery 3/14 in service, Harlow 8/14 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 9/14 bought by G.Charlton & Son, Maidstone X501 WRG 1/01 8.8m Dennis Dart SLF SFD612BR1YGW15370, Plaxton Poiunter MPD 008.8GKB3377, B25F 1/01 new to Go Wear Buses #501 Go-Ahead North East #501: yellow 9/13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 12/13 bought by Galleon Travel 2009 PDS 22 VJZ 3283 3/14 reregistered, numbered 4/15 withdrawn: into store 8/15 sold to B&P Scrapco, Stansted P980 LNB 9/96 10.0m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1TGW10323, Plaxton Pointer 9610HJZ5710, B37F 9/96 new to Cooper,Dunkinfield 1/08 in service, Stagecoach Manchester #33084 1/13 in service, Bluebird, Middleton 2/13 in service, Stagecoach Manchester 9/13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 9/13 acquired by TWH: retained blue/white parts of Stagecoach swirl livery 10/13 in service on 555 11/13 in service on 555 1/14 in service, TWH 2/14 bought by Galleon Travel (Trustybus) 3/14 in service on 411, Harlow 7/15 sold privately LDP 91 S91 EGK 12/98 Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1WGW12695, Plaxton Pointer 10m 9810HJB0041, B29D 12/98 new to London General 7/00 AL (Merton) 3/02 AL 5/09 BX transfer (Bexleyheath) 12/10 SW transfer (Stockwell) 2/11 PL transfer into store (Plough Lane).. 2/11 BV ..change store (Belvedere) 3/11 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 3/11 bought by Travelmasters, Sheerness, Kent 1/14 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 1/14 bought by Galleon Travel (Trustybus), Nazeing 3/14 withdrawn for scrapping 5/15 sold to Erith Commercials LDP 93 S93 EGK 12/98 Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1WGW12702, Plaxton Pointer 10m 9810HJB0043, B29D 12/98 new to London General 7/00 AL (Merton) 3/02 AL 6/05 AL 4/07 AL repaint 5/09 BX transfer (Bexleyheath) 12/10 SW transfer (Stockwell) 2/11 PL transfer into store (Plough Lane).. 2/11 BV ..change store (Belvedere) 3/11 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 3/11 bought by Travelmasters, Sheerness, Kent 1/14 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 1/14 bought by Galleon Travel (Trustybus), Nazeing PD 27 3/14 numbered RHZ 2264 4/14 reregistered 7/15 sold P980 LNB 9/96 10.0m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1TGW10323, Plaxton Pointer 9610HJZ5710, B37F 9/96 new to Cooper,Dunkinfield 1/08 in service, Stagecoach Manchester #33084 1/13 in service, Bluebird, Middleton 2/13 in service, Stagecoach Manchester 9/13 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 9/13 acquired by TWH: retained blue/white parts of Stagecoach swirl livery 10/13 in service on 555 11/13 in service on 555 1/14 in service, TWH 1/14 bought by Galleon Travel (Trustybus) 3/14 in service on 411, Harlow PD 26 3/14 numbered by 5/14 bought by Scottish owner as mobile training laboratory 744 R744 BMY 1/98 10.0m Dennis Dart SLF, Plaxton Pointer, B32F blue/yellow 7/00 MB (Green Street Green) 244 8/01 renumbered 1/04 CY transfer (Crawley) 11/05 CY repainted blue/pale blue 9/09 CY used on 5 6/10 CY repainted 1/14 CY withdrawn into store 1/14 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 3/14 bought by Galleon Travel 2009 (Trustybus) PD 31 3/14 numbered 4/15 withdrawn into store 4/15 sold to Erith Commercials NK51 MKG 10/01 11.3m Transbus Super Dart SLF SFD466BR11GW45904, Alexander Pointer 0130/2, B41F 10/01 new to Go Coastline, #8235 1/05 in service: Wallsend-Jarrow: blue/yellow/red 2/13 in service, Sunderland-Durham: red 1/14 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) SPD28 3/14 bought by Galleon Travel 2009 (Trustybus): red 3/14 in service on 411 to Waltham Cross 12/15 in store 2/16 gone NK51 MKJ 10/01 11.3m Transbus Super Dart SLF SFD466BR11GW45905, Alexander Pointer 0130/3, B41F 10/01 new to Go Coastline, #8236 1/14 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) SPD29 3/14 bought by Galleon Travel 2009 (Trustybus): red 12/15 in store 2/16 gone NK51 MKM 10/01 11.3m Transbus Super Dart SLF SFD466BR11GW45907, Alexander Pointer 0130/5, B41F 10/01 new to Go Coastline, #8238 1/14 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) SPD30 3/14 bought by Galleon Travel 2009 (Trustybus) repainted red/yellow/blue 12/15 in store 2/16 gone 312 T312 SMV 7/99 8.8m Dennis Dart SLF SFD612BR1XGW13293, Plaxton Pointer2 998.8GKB1125, B29F 7/99 new to Metrobus, blue/yellow 7/00 GD (Godstone) 5/02 MB transfer (Green Street Green) 12/03 MB repainted red for R5, R7 2/05 PH out-stationed (Polhill) PH used on Mobility routes 2/06 C transfer (Croydon) 5/06 MB transfer 2/08 transfer to Brighton & Hove, #248 4/14 bought by Galleon Travel (2009) - Trustybus PDS 32 6/14 numbered SHZ 2046 7/14 reregistered 10/14 return to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) by 11/14 bought Velvet, Eastleigh 313 T313 SMV 7/99 8.8m Dennis Dart SLF SFD612BR1XGW13295, Plaxton Pointer2 998.8GKB1126, B29F 7/99 new to Metrobus, blue/yellow 7/00 GD (Godstone) 5/02 MB transfer (Green Street Green) 12/03 MB repainted red for R5, R7 1/04 MB unusual on 233 2/05 PH out-stationed (Polhill) PH used on Mobility routes 2/07 MB red, narrow yellow/blue band 6/07 MB used on 233 2/06 C transfer (Croydon) 5/06 MB transfer 2/08 transfer to Brighton & Hove, #249 4/14 bought by Galleon Travel (2009) - Trustybus PDS 33 6/14 numbered SHZ 2691 7/14 reregistered 12/15 sold to MC Tractors (Ely) KP54 BYL 1/05 10.7m Dennis Dart SFD3CACR44GW18046, Alexander Pointer 4241/6, B37F 1/05 new to Dawson Rentals for Central Parking, Heathrow, #32403 acquired by Premiere, Nottingham 11/10 in service, Premiere, Nottingham: white 11/11 in service, Premiere, Nottingham: red 5/12 in service, Premiere, Nottingham return to Dawson Rentals 10/14 sold to Ensignbus (Purfleet) 11/14 acquired by Galleon Travel 2009, Roydon PDL43 2/15 in service on 410 to Waltham Cross: red KP54 BZA */05 10.7m Dennis Dart SFD3CACR44GW18043, Alexander Pointer 4241/3, B37F 1/05 new to Dawson Rentals for Central Parking, Heathrow, #32408 acquired by Premiere, Nottingham 10/10 in service, Premiere, Nottingham: red, #3388 6/11 in service, Premiere, Nottingham 5/12 in service, Premiere, Nottingham return to Dawson Rentals 10/14 sold to Ensignbus (Purfleet) 11/14 acquired by Galleon Travel 2009, Roydon 12/14 defective: returned to Ensign Bus KP54 BYY 1/05 10.7m Dennis Dart SLF SFD3CACR44GW18041, Pointer 4241/1, B37F 1/05 new to Central Parking #32406 ST Excel, Stansted Airport 530 12/09 allocated fleet number 3/10 ST TGM 3/11 ST TGM 9/11 ST in service on 5 to Saffron Walden: white $ 4/12 HA in service at Harlow: white 5/13 HA in service on 308 to Stansted Airport: white $ sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 12/14 bought by Trustybus, Roydon (swap for KP54BZA) 1/15 in service on Railway replacement to Stansted Airport: white $ PDL42 1/15 in service on 392 to Rye Park: white $ 6/15 in service on 410A to Harlow: white $ 7/15 in service on 386 to Bishops Stortford: white $ SLD329 Y329 FJN 4/01 Dennis Dart SFD322, Alexander ALX200, 10.8m, B33D 4/01 BK new to Stagecoach for 62, 145 (Barking) 5/01 BK into service on 145 3/02 BK DL 329 6/02 BK renumbered 34329L 1/03 BK renumbered 9/03 BK repainted 9/04 SD transfer (Stratford) 6/05 SD 6/06 SD bought by East London Bus Group by 1/08 SD all-red 2/08 WH transfer (West Ham: SD closes) 9/11 U transfer into store, withdrawn sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) converted to single doorway: B37F 729 4/12 to Ensignbus operational fleet: 4/12 painted in City Coach Company livery 4/12 in service on 251 to Wood Green $ 10/14 on loan to First Essex at Braintree 12/14 bought by Galleon Travel 2009 (Trustybus), Roydon ADL44 12/14 in service, Harlow, Trustybus: City brown/white $ 2/15 in service on 392 to Rye Park, Trustybus: City brown/white $ 8/15 in service, Harlow, Trustybus: City brown/white $ 12/15 bought by Bryan's, Gravesend SLD239 Y239 FJN 6/01 Dennis Dart SFD612, Alexander ALX200, 8.9m, B28F 6/01 TL new to Stagecoach Selkent for 124, 273 (Catford) 6/01 TL into service on 124 3/02 TL (Catford) DSS239 6/02 TL renumbered 34239X 1/03 TL renumbered 6/05 TL 7/05 TL in service on 124 5/06 TL repainted 6/06 TL bought by East London Bus Group 4/08 TL repainted all-red 7/08 TL tip-ups removed: B23F 2/11 TB transfer (Bromley) 6/11 PD transfer (Plumstead) 2/12 TB transfer 9/12 TL transfer 10/12 TL in service on 124 to Catford $ 10/12 TL in service on 273 to Lewisham Tesco $ 11/12 TL withdrawn 12/12 transfer to Stagecoach South: to store at Portsmouth 2/15 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 2/15 acquired by Galleon Travel (Trustybus), Roydon: Fleet Buzz yellow/black 7/15 used in yellow/black Fleet Buzz livery SLD243 Y243 FJN 6/01 Dennis Dart SFD612, Alexander ALX200, 8.9m, B28F 6/01 TL new to Stagecoach Selkent for 124, 273 (Catford) 6/01 TL into service on 124 3/02 TL (Catford) DSS243 6/02 TL renumbered 34243X 1/03 TL renumbered 6/05 TL 7/05 TL in service on 124 6/06 TL bought by East London Bus Group 9/06 TL repainted all-red 5/12 PD transfer (Plumstead) 10/12 RM transfer into store, withdrawn (Rainham) 12/12 transfer to Stagecoach South: to store at Winchester 1/13 repainted into yellow/black Fleet Buzz livery 3/15 return to Ensign Bus, Purfleet 3/15 acquired by Trustybus (Galleon Travel), Roydon 7/15 used in yellow/black Fleet Buzz livery SLD253 Y253 FJN 7/01 Dennis Dart SFD612, Alexander ALX200, 8.9m, B28F 7/01 TL new to Stagecoach Selkent for 124, 273 (Catford) 7/01 TL into service on 124 2/02 PD 4-day loan.. 2/02 TL ..and return 3/02 TL DSS253 6/02 TL renumbered 34253X 1/03 TL renumbered 7/03 TL used on 124 6/05 TL 6/06 TL bought by East London Bus Group 7/06 TL reseated: B26F, repainted red 7/08 TL tip-ups removed: B23F 5/12 TL into store 12/12 TL withdrawn 12/12 transfer to Stagecoach South: to store at Winchester 2/15 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 3/15 bought by Trustybus, Roydon KX51 UDG 9/01 10.7m Dennis Dart SLF SFD322BR1YGW15331, Plaxton Pointer2, B37F 9/01 new to Central Parking, Heathrow DP 7 10/04 Centra by 3/06 returned to Dawson Rentals DP 24 3/06 acquired by Countryliner (Guildford) 6/06 SF in service on 479: white $ 4/07 used on 304 (Hawkhurst - Hastings) 9/07 used on 305 (Hawkhurst - Hastings) 2/08 used on 254 (Hawkhurst-Tunbridge Wells) 10/09 in service, Countryliner DP24, $ 8/10 used on 254 (Hawkhurst-Tunbridge Wells) fitted with LED display 4/11 Countryliner 6/11 SF moved to Guildford 9/11 SF in service on 516 (Dorking - Epsom) 10/12 repossessed by Dawson Rentals 11/12 at Ventura (Lingfield) */13 bought by Pennine Motors #D7 3/14 in service, orange/grey/black $$ 4/14 in service, orange/grey/black $ sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) acquired by Velvet, Eastleigh #285 11/14 after repaint: purple, digital display $ 11/14 in service, Southampton $ transferred to Western Greyhound #285 1/15 in service, Exeter: purple $ returned to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 4/15 bought by Trustybus (Galleon Travel 2009), Roydon 4/15 in service on 410: purple, digital display $ 4/15 in service on 351to Hertford: purple, digital display $ 6/15 in service on 410A to Waltham Cross: purple, digital display $ 12/15 bought by Bryan's, Gravesend 364 Y364 HMY 4/01 11.0m Dennis Dart SLF, Caetano Nimbus, B38F 4/01 GD new to Metrobus (Godstone) 7/01 CY transfer (Crawley) 4/05 CY yellow repainted pale blue 10/07 CY repainted blue/pale blue 5/08 CY fitted with digital display 3/09 CY branded for 430, 435 6/14 CY 6364 7/14 CY renumbered 3/15 CY withdrawn 5/15 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 5/15 bought by Trustybus (Galleon Travel 2009), Roydon 7/15 used in blue/blue Metrobus livery 366 Y366 HMY 4/01 11.0m Dennis Dart SLF, Caetano Nimbus, B38F 4/01 GD new to Metrobus (Godstone) 5/02 CY transfer (Crawley) 1/05 CY unusual on Fastway 10 yellow repainted pale blue 3/06 CY used on 291 11/07 CY repainted blue/pale blue 5/08 CY fitted with digital display 3/09 CY branded for 430, 435 4/14 CY used on 93 6/14 CY 6366 7/14 CY renumbered 3/15 CY withdrawn 5/15 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 5/15 bought by Trustybus (Galleon Travel 2009), Roydon 7/15 used in blue/blue Metrobus livery 12/15 scrapped on site 374 Y374 HMY 4/01 11.0m Dennis Dart SLF, Caetano Nimbus, B38F 4/01 GD new to Metrobus (Godstone) 6/04 GD used on 421 4/05 CY transfer with 409, 410, 411 (Crawley) 11/05 CY yellow repainted pale blue 10/07 CY repainted blue/pale blue 11/07 MB transfer for Bromley B99 Park & Ride (Green Street Green) 1/08 CY transfer (Crawley) 6/08 CY fitted with digital display 10/08 CY unusual on Fastway 100 11/08 MB transfer for B99 12/08 MB used on B99 Park & Ride 1/09 CY transfer (Crawley) 6/14 CY 6374 7/14 CY renumbered 5/15 sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 5/15 bought by Trustybus (Galleon Travel 2009), Roydon 7/15 used in blue/blue Metrobus livery 11/15 accident damaged: written off MA02 BLU 11.0m Dennis Dart / Caetano Nimbus B37F 7/02 acquired by Bluebird, Middleton 8/08 in service, Bluebird, #15 3/11 in service, Bluebird 3/12 in service, Bluebird 3/12 sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet 8/12 on loan to Townlynx 10/12 on loan to Excetera (Croydon Coaches) 11/12 in service on 25 (Guildford - Dorking) for Excetera 783 1/13 Ensignbus operational fleet 2/13 repainted blue/silver 2/13 in service on X1 (Basildon - Lakeside) 6/15 withdrawn 7/15 bought by Galleon Travel (2009): Trustybus 12/15 bought by Bryan's, Gravesend 082 HV52 WTJ 12/02 10.5m Dennis Dart SLF SFD2BACR32GW16840, Caetano Nimbus, B31D 12/02 new to Mitcham Belle for 493 8/04 taken over by Centra London DC32 10/04 renumbered 8/05 MC retained by Centra London (Beddington) 5/06 Centra London ceases trading: into store 6/06 to Caetano, (Waterlooville) for Dawson Rentals DC 39 10/07 acquired by Countryliner converted to single doorway: B32F, repainted cream/green 6/09 in service on 31 (Haywards Heath - Beech Hill) 8/09 in service on 40 (Cuckfield - Brighton) 7/11 in service on 40 (Brighton - Cuckfield) 10/12 Countryliner ceased operation 10/12 repossessed by Dawson Rentals 10/12 at Ventura (Lingfield) 5/13 to Ensign Bus (Purfleet 784 8/13 to Ensignbus operational fleet 12/13 in service, Lakeside 784 EYB 1/14 reregistered HV52 WTJ 5/15 reregistered 10/15 bought by Galleon Travel (2009):Trustybus DHL 535 LK53 FDP 10/03 10.5m Transbus Dart SLF SFD2BACR32GW17179, Caetano Nimbus 4440/03, B29D 10/03 UX new to Centrewest for U1, U2, U3, U10, A10, 331 (Uxbridge) DMC41535 UX renumbered 9/08 UX B28D DC 1557 6/13 UX acquired by Metroline 10/15 G transfer into store (Greenford) sold to Ensignbus (Purfleet) 11/15 loan to Trustybus, Roydon 12/15 return to Ensignbus (Purfleet) 112 KX03 HZG 4/03 Dennis Dart SLF SFD2BACR33GW17155, Caetano, B32D 4/03 new to Ealing Community Transport for 195 3/08 ECT 3/09 withdrawn 3/09 return to Dawson Rentals 5/15 bought by Ensign Bus, (Purfleet) 9/15 loaned by Galleon Travel (2009), Roydon: Trustybus returned to Ensignbus (Purfleet) 101 KX03 HZN 4/03 Dennis Dart SLF SFD2BACR33GW17121, Caetano, B32D 4/03 new to Ealing Community Transport for 195 3/08 ECT 3/09 withdrawn 3/09 return to Dawson Rentals 9/09 Dawson Rentals: red $ 7/15 bought by Ensign Bus, (Purfleet) 7/15 at Marden's: red $ 10/15 at Ensignbus, repainted for Trustybus $ 11/15 bought by Galleon Travel (2009), Roydon: Trustybus 1/16 in service, Harlow: red/yellow/blue $ 2/16 in service on 410A to Harlow: red/yellow/blue $

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Photographic references


130    V130 GBY  TLB573 p00  3/12    on L3 to Harlow Town Centre

SPD 1  SNZ 7259  TLB589 p41  8/12    on 351, Trustybus livery

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