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This page created 15th December 2011, updated 11th April 2017

Red Rose, Aylesbury

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

Red Rose



        Y358 LCK  4/01    Dennis Dart SLF SFD322BR1YGW15201, EastLancs Spryte 37401, B41F
                  4/01    new to Red Rose, Aylesbury for R8,R9,R19,W11,W12,501(Suns)
                          red, black skirt, broad cream flash
                  6/01    in service on 501
                  3/02    Red Rose
                  3/03    Red Rose
                  3/04    Red Rose
                  3/05    Red Rose
                  3/06    Red Rose
                  8/06    repainted red/yellow flash
                  3/07    in service on R8
                  3/08    Red Rose
                  */08    in service on HC1 (High Wycombe - Henley College)
                  3/09    Red Rose
                 11/09    in service on 275 (High Wycombe - Oxford)
                  3/10    Red Rose
                  5/10    in service on 275 
                  9/11    in service on Hemel H11
                  6/12    repainted red/yellow front
                  1/14    in service on 28 to Bletchley
50520             9/14    numbered
                 10/16    on loan to Red Eagle: used on 51 to Hemel Hempstead

        Y359 LCK  4/01    Dennis Dart SLF SFD322BR1YGW15204, EastLancs Spryte 37402, B41F
                  4/01    new to Red Rose, Aylesbury for R8,R9,R19,W11,W12,501(Suns)
                          deep red, black skirt, broad cream flash
                  9/01    at Showbus, Duxford
                  1/02    used on 373
                  3/02    Red Rose
                  3/03    Red Rose
                  3/04    Red Rose
                  3/05    Red Rose
                  3/06    Red Rose
                  9/06    repainted red/yellow
                  3/08    Red Rose
                  3/09    Red Rose
                  7/05    in service on 501 (Watford - Aylesbury)
                  8/07    in service on W11
                          repainted red/black/narrow yellow flash
                 10/07    in service on R8 to Abbotts Langley
                 10/08    in service on Hemel 10
                 10/09    in service on R9 to Abbotts Langley
                  3/10    Red Rose
                  8/11    in service on 501 (Watford-Hemel Hempstead-Aylesbury)
                  6/12    repainted red/yellow
50521             9/14    numbered

        RR02 BUS  4/02    8.8m AD Dart SLF, Plaxton MPD, B29F
                  4/02    new to Red Rose, Aylesbury: painted in red/gold for Queen's Jubilee
                  4/02    into service on BB1, W14, W19
                  4/02    at Cobham Gathering
                 c6/02    in service on BB1
                  7/03    vandalised: all windows smashed in depot raid
                  3/04    returned to service in red/gold 
                          in service on W19: red/gold
                  5/05    painted orange/pink, branded for 327 Chiltern Rambler
                  7/05    in service on 327
                  5/07    in service on W19: still branded for 327 
                  5/07    in service on W19: still branded for 327
                 11/07    nearside badly scorched in depot fire
                 12/07    written off by insurers as irreparable
                 12/07    sold for scrap

        FJ06 URR  4/06    8.9m AD Dart SLF SFD6BACR45GW18445, Caetano Nimbus, B28F
                  4/06    new to Red Rose for W50 and R21, Aylesbury: white
                  5/06    in service on R21 to Uxbridge: white
                  4/07    used on R21 and W50: still white
                          in service on 330 (Henley-Marlow): white
                  3/08    Red Rose: painted red, black skirt, yellow flash
                  6/08    in service on W20 to Watford
                  9/08    in service on 223
                  3/09    Red Rose
                 10/09    in service on W19 to Watford
                  3/10    Red Rose
                  4/10    in service on H10 to Hemel Hempstead
                  5/10    in service on 28 to Bletchley
                  5/10    in service on 105 (High Wycombe - Monks Risborough)
                  4/11    in service on R21 to Uxbridge
                 10/11    repainted: red/yellow 
                 10/11    used on 73
                  4/13    accident damaged: sold to Lloyd (Hixon)
                  6/13    bought by GHA (Wrexham): repainted in silver/red
                 10/16    bought by Red Eagle, Aston Clinton

        FJ06 URS  4/06    8.9m AD Dart SLF SFD6BACR45GW18446, Caetano Nimbus, B28F
                  4/06    new to Red Rose, Aylesbury for W50 and R21: white
                  4/07    used on R21 and W50: still white
                          in service on W50, Watford: white
                  7/07    in service on W50, Watford: white
                 11/07    destroyed by arson attack at depot 

        VU02 TPZ  3/02    8.8m Dennis Dart SLF SFD6B2CR31GW16210 Plaxton Pointer 2 MPD 0152/5, B29F
                  3/02    new on hire to Epsom Buses for 408: white
                 11/02    still in service with Epsom Buses
                  2/03    off-hire 
                  4/03    acquired by Anglian, Beccles
                  7/06    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                 10/06    repainted all-red
                  7/07    in service on W19
                  8/07    blue Super-Side advert
                  3/08    Red Rose
                  6/08    in service on W6,W19: blue Aqua super-side ad
                 10/08    Super-side ad removed
                  3/09    Red Rose
                  3/10    in service on 2E
                  4/11    in service on 104
                  9/11    repainted: red/yellow front
                  8/12    in service on 501 

        P263 NRH  8/96    10.6m Dennis Dart SLF SFD322BR1TGW10263, Plaxton Pointer 9610.6HLZ5686, B41F
                  8/96    new to East Yorkshire #263
                  5/03    broke down on 128, Pickering
                 11/07    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  3/08    repainted red, yellow flash, black skirt
                  7/08    in service on 819 to Chipperfield
                  2/09    in service on R8: red, black skirt, yellow flash
                 10/09    Red Rose
                  3/10    Red Rose
                  1/11    in service on 275 to Oxford
                 12/12    scrapped

        P264 NRH  8/96    10.6m Dennis Dart SLF SFD322BR1TGW10273, Plaxton Pointer 9610.6HLZ5687, B41F
                  8/96    new to East Yorkshire #264
                          East Yorkshire
                 11/07    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                 11/07    in service on 911 in EYMS livery
                  3/08    repainted red, yellow flash, black skirt
                  3/09    Red Rose
                  4/09    in service on 352
                 10/09    Red Rose
                  2/10    in service on R9 to Chipperfield 
                  4/10    in service on 18, Milton Keynes 
                  6/11    in service on 352 
                 12/11    in service on H11 
                  5/12    in service on 23 to Wolverton: red, yellow flash, black skirt
                  7/12    repainted red/yellow
                  */12    on loan to Red Eagle
                  */13    on loan to Red Eagle
                  5/14    bought by Red Eagle

LDP 45  R445 LGH  8/97    10.0 m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1VGW11208, Plaxton Pointer 9710HJZ7283, B36F
                  9/97 Q  new to London Central for 345 (Camberwell)
                  6/00 SW transfer to London General for 345 (Stockwell)
               by 7/00 SW downseated to B35F, with wheelchair ramp
                  3/01 NX transfer (New Cross)
                  3/02 NX
                  3/03 BX transfer (Bexleyheath) 
                  5/03 A  transfer (Sutton)   
                  6/05 A 
                  6/07 MW transfer into store (Mandela Way) 
                  4/08    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet) 
                  5/08    bought by Aintree Coaches, Merseyside
        L1 SLT    9/08    reregistered
        R445 LGH          reregistered
                          bought by Helms, Chester 
                  9/10    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                 11/10    repainted red with a yellow diagonal flash
                 12/11    in service on 352 (Hemel Hempstead - Watford): red/yellow flash
                  6/12    Red Rose
                  7/12    in service on 352: red/yellow flash
                 12/12    still red/yellow flash
                  7/13    in service on 28 (MK-Bletchley): red/yellow flash
                  2/14    in service on 352: still red/yellow flash
                  6/14    repainted in new red/yellow style
50507             9/14    numbered


        W407 UGM  6/00    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1YGW14834, Plaxton Pointer2 0010.1HJB2943, B31D
                  6/00 TF new to Tellings-Golden Miller for R68 (Fulwell)
                  7/00 TF unusual on 726
                 11/00 TF side murals for R68: "Transport fit for a King" + Henry VIII
                  5/02 TF unusual on H21
407               8/02 TF numbered
                  6/05 TF taken over by Travel London
                 12/05 TF repainted all-red
 DP407            6/06 TF renumbered
 8407             3/07 TF renumbered
                  7/07 TF reseated to B28D (tip-ups removed)
                  5/09 TF taken over by NedRailways
                 10/09 TF rebranded Abellio London
                  8/10 TF withdrawn into store
                  9/10    returned off-lease
                  6/11    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury: red
                  6/11    in service on 28 to Shenley Lodge: dual doorway, red
                  7/11    repainted red
                  8/11    in service on 501 (Watford-Hemel Hempstead-Aylesbury): red
              by 12/12    converted to single doorway: B36F: repainted red, yellow front/uplift
                  3/13    in service on Milton Keynes 29 to Bletchley
                  1/14    in service on 28 (MK-Bletchley) 
                  4/14    in service on 28 (MK-Bletchley)
 50511        by 10/14    renumbered 
                  1/16    bought by Red Eagle, Aston Clinton (exchanged for W403 UGM)

        W408 UGM  6/00    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1YGW14835, Plaxton Pointer2 0010.1HJB2944, B31D
                  6/00 TF new to Tellings-Golden Miller for R68 (Fulwell)
                 11/00 TF side murals for R68: "Your carriage awaits" + Hampton Court Palace
408               8/02 TF numbered
                  6/05 TF taken over by Travel London
                  1/06 TF repainted all-red
 DP408            6/06 TF renumbered
 8408             3/07 TF renumbered
                  9/07 TF reseated to B28D (tip-ups removed)
                  5/09 TF taken over by NedRailways
                 10/09 TF rebranded Abellio London
                  8/10 TF withdrawn into store
                  9/10    returned off-lease to Dawson Rentals
                 10/10    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury: red
                  8/11    in service on 501, red, front fleetname
                  1/13    converted to single doorway: B36F
                  4/13    in service on R21 (Uxbridge-Maple Cross): red, yellow front/upsweep
                  4/13    in service on 29 in Milton Keynes 
                  3/14    in service on W1 to Garston
50512             9/14    numbered


        W411 UGM  6/00    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1YGW14838, Plaxton Pointer2 0010.1HJB2946, B31D
                  6/00 TF new to Tellings-Golden Miller for R68 (Fulwell)
                  6/00 TF unusual on 235
                 11/00 TF side murals for R68: "Transport fit for a King" + Henry VIII
411               8/02 TF numbered
                  6/05 TF taken over by Travel London
                  2/06 TF repainted all-red
 DP411            6/06 TF renumbered
 8411             3/07 TF renumbered
                  9/07 TF reseated to B28D (tip-ups removed)
                  5/09 TF taken over by NedRailways
                 10/09 TF rebranded Abellio London
                  8/10 TF withdrawn into store
                  9/10    returned off-lease to Dawson Rentals
                 10/10    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury: red
                  4/11    at Cobham Museum Gathering, Chobham: blinded for R21, red, front fleetname
                 12/11    in service on 501 to Aylesbury
                  1/13    in service on 29 to Bletchley: all-red
                  8/13    converted to single doorway: B36F, repainted red, yellow front
                  8/13    in service on 28 to Bletchley
                  1/14    in service on 28 to Bletchley
 50513        by 10/14    renumbered
                  7/16    bought by Red Eagle, Aston Clinton

        W412 UGM  6/00    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1YGW14837, Plaxton Pointer2 0010.1HJB2947, B31D
                  6/00 TF new to Tellings-Golden Miller for R68 (Fulwell)
                  7/00 TF unusual on 465
                 11/00 TF side murals for R68: "Your carriage awaits" + Hampton Court Palace
412               8/02 TF numbered
                  6/05 TF taken over by Travel London
                 11/05 TF repainted all-red
 DP412            6/06 TF renumbered
 8412             3/07 TF renumbered
                  4/07 TF reseated to B28D (tip-ups removed)
                  5/09 TF taken over by NedRailways
                 10/09 TF rebranded Abellio London
                  4/10 TF in service on R68
                  8/10 TF withdrawn into store
                  9/10    returned off-lease
                  7/11    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  8/11    in service on 501 (Hemel Hempstead - Aylesbury): all-red
                 12/12    still all-red  
                  */13    gone


LDP 129 Y829 TGH  4/01    Dennis Dart SLF SFD212, Plaxton Pointer 8.8m 018.8GKB3755, B29F
                  4/01 AF new to London General for 424 (Putney)
                  3/02 AF 
                  6/05 AF
                  3/11 AF withdrawn into store
                  4/11 BV change store (Belvedere) 
                  6/11    returned to Ventura off-lease: for sale via Southdown PSV 
                  6/11    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury 
                  7/11    repainted red/yellow
                  2/12    in service on 28 to Shenley Church End
                  8/12    in service on 19 to Newton Leys
                  3/13    in service on 275 to Oxford
                  8/13    in service on 353 to Amersham
50522             9/14    numbered

LDP 145 Y845 TGH  3/01    Dennis Dart SLF, Plaxton Pointer 8.8m 018.8GKB3763, B29F
                          retained in store at Plaxton's, Scarborough
                  9/01 Q  new to London Central for C10 (Camberwell)
                  3/02 Q
                  6/05 Q
                  3/06 NX transfer (New Cross) 
                  4/11    returned to Ventura off-lease: for sale via Southdown PSV 
                  6/11    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury 
                  7/11    fitted with digital screen, repainted red/yellow 
                 10/11    used on 71
                  9/12    in service, Milton Keynes
                  3/14    in service on 501
 50524        by 10/14    renumbered

LDP 148 Y848 TGH  3/01    Dennis Dart SLF, Plaxton Pointer 8.8m 018.8GKB3766, B29F
                          retained in store at Plaxton's, Scarborough
                  9/01 Q  new to London Central for C10 (Camberwell)
                  3/02 Q
                  6/05 Q
                 10/05 Q  in service on C10
                  3/06 NX transfer (New Cross)
                       NX used on C10 
                  4/11    returned to Ventura off-lease: for sale via Southdown PSV 
                  8/11    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury: repainted red/yellow
                  9/11    in service on 28
                          fitted with digital displays
                  2/12    in service on 28 (Bletchley - Shenley Church End)
                 11/13    in service on 322 to Watford
50525             9/14    numbered

LDP 142 Y842 TGH  3/01    Dennis Dart SLF, Plaxton Pointer 8.8m 018.8GKB3760, B29F
                          retained in store at Plaxton's, Scarborough
                  9/01 Q  new to London Central for C10 (Camberwell)
                  3/02 Q
                  6/05 Q
                  3/06 NX transfer (New Cross)
                       NX used on C10
                  4/08    downseated to B28F
                  4/11    returned to Ventura off-lease: for sale via Southdown PSV
 841             11/11    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  2/12    repainted in new-style livery
                  4/12    in service on 28 to Bletchley
                 10/12    in service on W1 (Garston - Maple Cross)
                  8/13    in service on H10
 50523        by 10/14    renumbered

DPS 4   V804 KAG 12/99    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212AR1XGW23988, Plaxton Pointer2 9910.1HJB1780, B27D
                 12/99 S  new to London United for 72 (Shepherds Bush)
                  7/00 S
                  3/02 S 
                  4/04 S  repainted all-red 
                  6/05 S
                  5/06 AH loan to Metroline for 493 (Brentford)
                 11/07 V  transfer to 391 (Stamford Brook) 
                  6/08 V
                 10/08 S  transfer for 72
                  7/09 SO loan (Harrow)
                  8/09 S
                  9/09 S  into store
                 10/09 V  change store
                 11/09 TV transfer for K50 (Tolworth)
                  1/10 HH withdrawn into store (Hounslow Heath)
                  1/11 PK in store (Park Royal)
                  4/11 PK in store (Park Royal) 
                 12/11    sold to stunt vehicles company
                  1/12    used in BBC show "Magicians" 
                  2/12    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  7/12    repainted red/yellow
               by 8/14    accident damaged: withdrawn 
               by 8/14    sold for scrap  
 

DA 15   Y215 HWF  4/01    8.9m Dennis Dart SLF SFD612BR11GW65617, Alexander ALX200 0062/1, B28F
                  4/01 BC new to Connex for 315 (Beddington Cross) 
                  3/02 BC
                  2/04 BC taken over by Travel London
                  5/05 QB transfer (Battersea)
                  8/05 QB red skirt
 DA 5             5/06 TF transfer for H28, renumbered (Fulwell)
                 11/06 TF used on H20, Travel London
 8005             3/07 TF renumbered
                  5/07 TF normally on H20, unusual on 235 
                  5/09 TF taken over by NedRailways
                 10/09 TF rebranded Abellio London
                  4/10 TF used on H26, Abellio London
                  7/10 TF
                  8/10 TF withdrawn into store
                  7/11    offered at auction
                 12/11    sold to Wealden PSV
                  3/12    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  7/12    repainted red/yellow
                  8/12    in service on 71 to Chesham
                  1/13    in service on 73 to Ley Hill
 50519        by 10/14    renumbered
                  8/15    used on 353 to Amersham

DA 16   Y116 HWB  4/01    8.9m Dennis Dart SLF SFD612BR11GW65616, Alexander ALX200 0062/2, B28F
                  4/01 BC new to Connex for 315 (Beddington Cross) 
                  3/02 BC
                 11/02 BC front badly damaged on 315
                  5/03 BC return to service
                  2/04 BC taken over by Travel London
                  5/05 QB transfer (Battersea)
                  8/05 QB red skirt
                  3/06 QB used on 315, Travel London
 DA6              5/06 WL transfer into store (315 lost), renumbered
                  7/06 TF transfer for H20, H26, H28 (Fulwell) 
 8006             3/07 TF renumbered
                  5/07 TF normally on H20
                  5/09 TF taken over by NedRailways
                 10/09 TF rebranded Abellio London
                  7/10 TF
                  8/10 TF withdrawn into store
                       BC transfer (Beddington Cross)
                  3/11 BC withdrawn into store 
                  5/11 BC reinstated
                  7/11    offered at auction
                 12/11    sold to Wealden PSV 
                  4/12    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  8/12    still red
                  9/12    on loan to Lane's Coaches for Hemel H10
                  9/12    repainted red/yellow
                  4/13    in service in H10, Hemel Hempstead
                 10/13    in service in H10 
                  2/14    in service in H10
50518             9/14    numbered 

       T377 PNV           10.7m Dennis Dart SLF, Pointer 2, dual doorway
                          Bus Eireann, #DP1
                 12/09    on Gatwick Inter-terminal shuttle: blue/white
                  2/10    Dawson Rentals: Gatwick shuttle 
                  6/10    Inter-terminal shuttle 
                  6/12    on loan to Red Rose, Aylesbury: white
                 12/12    return to Stafford Bus Centre

       T358 PNV           10.7m Dennis Dart SLF, Pointer 2, dual doorway   
                  7/12    on loan to Red Rose, Aylesbury: white 
                  7/12    used on W30
                  8/12    in service on W19: white 
                 12/12    return to Stafford Bus Centre: centre doorway plated    
                          acquired by Simpson, Skegness: silver
                  2/14    in service, Simpson, Skegness             


SLD332 Y332 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 
                 3/02 BK
 DL 332          6/02 BK renumbered
 34332L          1/03 BK renumbered
                 8/04 SD transfer (Stratford) 
                 6/05 SD 
                 1/06 SD repainted
                 6/06 SD bought by East London Bus Group
                 3/07 SD repainted all-red
                 2/08 WH transfer (West Ham: SD closes)
                 5/08 WH tip-ups removed: B29D
                 6/08 WH repainted
                 9/11 U  transfer into store, withdrawn
                 3/12    sold to Ensign Bus, Purfleet
                 6/12    sold to Epsom Vehicle Sales 
                 7/12    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                 9/12    bought by Red Eagle, Aylesbury: used on 377: maroon/white


DP 513  X513 UAT 11/00    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212AR1YGW15271, Plaxton Pointer2 0010.1HJB3351, B27D
                 11/00 FW new to London United for 33 (Fulwell)
                  2/01 FW unusual on 71
 DPS513           5/01 FW reclassified
                  3/02 FW 
                  6/05 FW
                 11/05 HH transfer for H22, 411 (Hounslow Heath)
                 12/05 TB loan to Selkent for B99 (Bromley)
                  1/05 HT on loan to Metroline (Holloway) 
                  2/06 HH returned, repainted
                  1/08 SO loan for I-Bus conversion (Harrow)
                  2/08 HH return
                  6/08 HH
                 10/09 SO transfer (Harrow)
                  2/11 SO allocated to London Sovereign (Veolia)  
                  9/11    returned off-lease, to Southdown PSV  
                  8/12    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  8/12    in service on W19 to North Bushey: red, grey skirt
                          grey skirt repainted red
                          converted to single doorway: B34F; repainted red/yellow
                  6/13    in service on 275 to High Wycombe
                  6/13    in service on 23 to Central M.K.
                  3/14    in service on 28
                 12/13    on loan to Redline for 63/68 (Slough - Maidenhead)
 50514        by 10/14    renumbered

DP 519  X519 UAT 11/00    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212AR1YGW15303, Plaxton Pointer2 0010.1HLB3356, B27D
                 11/00 FW new to London United for 33 (Fulwell)
 DPS519           5/01 FW reclassified
                  3/02 FW 
                  4/05 SO transfer (Harrow)
                  6/05 SO
              by 10/05 FW return
                 11/05 HH transfer for H22, 411 (Hounslow Heath)
                  3/06 HH repainted
                  6/08 HH
                 10/09 SO transfer (Harrow)
                  2/11 SO allocated to London Sovereign (Veolia)
                  9/11    returned off-lease, to Southdown PSV  
                  7/12    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury: skirt repainted red
                  7/12    in service on 29 to C.M.K: overall red, paper blinds
                          converted to single doorway: B34F; repainted red/yellow
                  6/12    in service on 28 to C.M.K
                  7/13    in service on W19 to Watford 
                  1/14    in service on 23 (M.K.-Wolverton)
                  3/14    in service on 28 (M.K.-Bletchley)
 50516        by 10/14    renumbered

DP 523  X523 UAT 11/00    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212AR1YGW15312, Plaxton Pointer2 0010.1HLB3359, B27D
                 11/00 FW new to London United for 33 (Fulwell)
 DPS523           5/01 FW reclassified
                  3/02 FW 
                  6/05 FW
                 11/05 HH transfer for H22, 411 (Hounslow Heath)
                  4/06 HH repainted
                  6/08 HH
                 10/09 SO transfer (Harrow)
                  2/11 SO allocated to London Sovereign (Veolia)
                  9/11    returned off-lease, to Southdown PSV  
                  8/12    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  9/12    repainted in red/yellow
                          converted to single doorway: B34F
                  1/13    in service on 19 to Newton Leys
                  3/13    in service on 23 to C.M.K
                  8/13    in service on 28 to Bletchley
                 11/13    in service on 28 to Bletchley
                 12/13    in service on 23 to C.M.K
50517             9/14    numbered

DP 514  X514 UAT 11/00    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212AR1YGW15272, Plaxton Pointer2 0010.1HJB3352, B27D
                 11/00 FW new to London United for 33 (Fulwell)
 DPS514           5/01 FW reclassified
                  3/02 FW 
                  6/05 FW
                 11/05 HH transfer for H22, 411 (Hounslow Heath)
              by 11/05 HH internally refurbished
                  1/06 HH repainted
                  6/08 HH
                 10/09 SO transfer (Harrow)
                  2/11 SO allocated to London Sovereign (Veolia) 
                  9/11    returned off-lease
                  9/12    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  9/12    in service on 28 to Central M.K.: dual doorway, overall red, digital display
                  1/13    converted to single doorway: B34F, repainted in red/yellow
                  1/13    in service, Milton Keynes
                  4/13    in service on 352 to Watford Junction
                  8/13    in service on 28 to Westcroft Centre
50515             9/14    numbered

SLD250 Y349 FJN   6/01    8.9m Dennis Dart SFD612, Alexander ALX200, B28F
                  6/01 TL new to Stagecoach Selkent for 124, 273 (Catford)
                  6/01 TL into service on 124
                  7/01 TL used on part of 273
                  3/02 TL (Catford)
 DSS250           6/02 TL renumbered
 34250X           1/03 TL renumbered
                  6/05 TL
                  5/06 TL repainted, tip-up seats removed: B26F
                  6/06 TL bought by East London Bus Group
               by 1/08 TL all-red
                  7/08 TL tip-ups removed: B23F
                  5/12 PD transfer (Plumstead)
                  6/12 TL transfer into store, withdrawn
                  9/12    sold to Ensign Bus (Purfleet)
                 10/12    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury..
                 10/12    ..bought by Red Eagle, Aylesbury for 30, 31, 32: maroon/white

SLD238 Y238 FJN   5/01    8.9m Dennis Dart SFD612, Alexander ALX200, B28F
                  5/01 TL new to Stagecoach Selkent for 124, 273 (Catford)
                  6/01 TL into service on 124
                  3/02 TL (Catford)
 DSS238           6/02 TL renumbered
 34238X           1/03 TL renumbered
                  1/05 TL in service on 124
                  6/05 TL
                  2/06 TL fitted with new rear end, minus tip-ups: B23F
                  4/06 TL in service on 124
                  5/06 TL repainted, tip-up seats removed: B26F
                  6/06 TL bought by East London Bus Group
                  8/08 TL old livery
                 10/08 TL repainted all-red
               by 7/10 TL repainted
                  2/11 TB transfer (Bromley)
                  7/11 TL transfer
                       TL downseated to B23F
                  8/12 RM transfer into store, withdrawn (Rainham) 
                 10/12    bought by Red Rose, Aylesbury for 387
                 10/12    repainted red/yellow
                  4/13    in service on 19 to Central M.K.
                  6/13    in service on 63 to Souithmoor, Oxford
                  3/14    in service on W1, Watford
 50527        by 10/14    renumbered

        W402 UGM  6/00    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1YGW14811, Plaxton Pointer2 0010.1HJB2940, B31D
                  6/00 TF new to Tellings-Golden Miller for R68 (Fulwell), unbranded
                  7/00 TF unusual on 726
402               8/02 TF numbered
                  6/05 TF taken over by Travel London
                  3/06 TF repainted all-red
 DP402            6/06 TF renumbered
                  4/07 TF reseated to B28D (tip-ups removed)
 8402             3/07 TF renumbered
                  5/09 TF taken over by NedRailways
                 10/09 TF rebranded Abellio London
                  8/10 TF withdrawn into store
                  9/10    returned off-lease
                          converted to single doorway
                  8/13    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury: B36F
                  8/13    in service on 275 to Oxford
                  9/13    in service on 23 (Milton Keynes - Wolverton)
                  8/14    repainted in red/yellow
50510             9/14    numbered

        W401 UGM  6/00    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD212BR1YGW14810, Plaxton Pointer2 0010.1HJB2939, B31D
                  6/00 TF new to Tellings-Golden Miller for R68 (Fulwell), unbranded
401               8/02 TF numbered
                  6/05 TF taken over by Travel London
                  2/06 TF repainted all-red
 DP401            6/06 TF renumbered
 8401             3/07 TF renumbered
                  9/07 TF reseated to B28D (tip-ups removed)
                  5/09 TF taken over by NedRailways
                 10/09 TF rebranded Abellio London
                  8/10 TF withdrawn into store
                  9/10    returned off-lease
                 10/13    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  1/14    all-red
50531             9/14    numbered
                  5/15    bought by Redline Buses, Aylesbury

DP 39   BU05 HFZ  5/05    8.8m Dennis Dart SLF SFD6BACR45GW18272, Alexander Pointer 2 MPD 4247/19, B29F
                  5/05 WL new to Travel London into store (Walworth)
                  6/05 QB into service on C1, G1, 315 (Battersea)
                 11/06 WL transfer
 8039             3/07 WL renumbered
                  5/09 BC taken over by NedRailways
                 10/09 BC rebranded Abellio London
                  8/10 BC withdrawn into store
               by 3/11    returned off-lease  
                          acquired by VIP Travel, Birmingham
 50529            */14    acquired by Red Rose, Aylesbury
                  2/17    last bus on Sunday 353 (Chesham - Hemel)


       T375 JJC   4/99    10.1m Dennis Dart SLF SFD322BR1WGW12673, Plaxton Pointer 9810.7HLB0735, B35F
                  4/99    new to Thomas, Caernarfon (Silver Star)
                  */01    in service, Silver Star / Seren Arian, Caernarfon  
                  9/03    in service, Silver Star / Seren Arian, Caernarfon
                  5/05    in service, Silver Star, Caernarfon  
                  6/07    in service, Silver Star / Seren Arian, Caernarfon  
                 12/10    sold to Stafford Bus Centre 
                  2/11    acquired by Redline, Aylesbury
                          repainted red, fitted with digital display
                  5/11    in service on 164 to Leighton Buzzard, red
                  2/13    in service on 321 (High Wycombe - Aylesbury)
                  6/13    in service on 25 (Milton Keynes-Newport Pagnell) 
                  3/16    withdrawn: not DDA-compliant
                  9/16    bought by Red Rose: repainted red/yellow

Photo References

A key to the references can be found in the bibliography.

        Y358 LCK  TLB442 p0    4/01    on W11 to North Bushey
                  LFB05 p129           on R8 to Abbotts Langley

        RR02 BUS  TLB454 p20b  6/02    on BB1, red/gold Queens's Jubilee livery

        Y845 TGH  TLB567 p41  10/11    on 71 to Coleshill, Chesham: Red Rose red/yellow

        FJ06 URR  LBM160 p11  10/11    on 73 to Chesham, Chesham: Red Rose red/yellow

Ian's Bus Stop Dart SLF index. Red Rose. bus histories. photo refs.