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Silver Star Leyland Tiger Cub Burlingham Seagull.
40303 Leyland Tiger Cub Burlingham Seagull SILVER STAR.
20 (LMW483) on route to Manchester/Liverpool.
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OCTOBER 1996 RELEASE
Wilts & Dorset Bristol Lodekka FS6G ECW.
OM40816 Bristol Lodekka FS6G ECW WILTS & DORSET.
640 (678AAM) on route 709 to Swindon.
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OCTOBER 2006 RELEASE
Wilts & Dorset Optare Delta.
OM42902 Optare Delta WILTS & DORSET.
3505 (L505AJT) on route 65 to Romsey.
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AUGUST 2003 RELEASE
Wilts & Dorset Volvo B10M Plaxton.
OM43312 Volvo B10M Plaxton WILTS & DORSET.
3233 (R807NUD) on route X33 to Bournemouth Ringwood and Southampton.
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MAY 2005 RELEASE
Wilts & Dorset DAF DB250 Northern Counties.
OM43602 DAF DB250 Northern Counties WILTS & DORSET.
3151 (M20WAL) on route 150 to Swanage.
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OCTOBER 2002 RELEASE
Wilts & Dorset Optare Solo.
44101 Optare Solo WILTS & DORSET.
2602 (R602NFX) on route 156 to Poole.
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SEPTEMBER 1999 RELEASE
Wilts & Dorset Optare Solo.
OM44108 Optare Solo WILTS & DORSET.
2680 (V680FEL) on route 105 to Christchurch / Burton.
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JULY 2000 RELEASE
Wilts & Dorset Optare Solo.
44116 Optare Solo WILTS & DORSET.
2646 (T646AJT) either on route 15 to Poole or route X7 to Salisbury.
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OCTOBER 2010 RELEASE
Wilts & Dorset Bristol L ECW.
45001 Bristol L ECW WILTS & DORSET.
308 (GMR29) on route 26 to Tisbury. Part of the Dorset Delights Set 45001.
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FEBRUARY 1996 RELEASE
National Express Bova Futura.
45301 National Express Bova Futura WILTS & DORSET.
3211 (L211CRU) on route 033 to Salisbury.
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OCTOBER 2000 RELEASE
Wilts & Dorset Volvo B7RLE Wright.
OM46012 Volvo B7RLE Wright WILTS & DORSET.
113 (HF54HGD) either on route m1 to Castlepoint or m2 to Poole.
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JUNE 2009 RELEASE
Wilts & Dorset Volvo B7RLE Wright Eclipse more
OM46701A WILTS & DORSET Volvo B7RLE Wright Eclipse 2
2277 (HG12GWZ) on route M2 to Southbourne, Bournemouth, Boscombe.
OOC OM46701B WILTS & DORSET Volvo B7RLE Wright Eclipse 2
2277 (HG12GWZ) on route M1 to Castle Point, Bournemouth & Charminster.
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DECEMBER 2013 RELEASE
Creative Master
Wilts & Dorset Mercedes Citaro.
UKBUS5011 Mercedes CitaroWILTS & DORSET.
172 (HF06FTP) on route 3 to Wimborne Broadstone & Merley.
Photo courtesy of Model Bus Zone
FEBRUARY 2007 RELEASE
EFE
16307 Bristol LS Bus
16307 Bristol LS Bus WILTS & DORSET.
The famous Tilling Red livery that adorned many vehicles in the 'fifties and 'sixties is seen here on this LS in the Wilts and Dorset fleet, travelling on route 29 to Shaftsbury.
AUGUST 1994 RELEASE
16205 Bristol MW
16205 Bristol MW WILTS & DORSET.
In the Tilling Group coaching livery this MW, fleet number 711, was based in Endless Street, Salisbury. It is seen here on excursion duties and with its light and airy interior, was a favourite with Wilts & Dorset passengers.
DECEMBER 1994 RELEASE
16312 Bristol LS Dual Purpose Livery
16312 Bristol LS Dual Purpose Livery WILTS & DORSET.
Many vehicles were employed on both coach and bus duties and as such were decorated with a different livery. JAM151, fleet number 519, was such a vehicle and can be seen here on route 81 to Andover wearing the attractive combination of maroon, red and cream.
FEBRUARY 1996 RELEASE
16312DL Bristol LS Dual Purpose Livery
16312DL Bristol LS Dual Purpose Livery.
This Bristol LS in dual-purpose livery makes an attractive addition to the Wilts & Dorset fleet. This De-Luxe model JAM304, fleet number 525, is on route 107 to Basingstoke and comes with a numbered certificate.
MAY 1998 RELEASE
20114 Bedford OB
20114 Bedford OB WILTS & DORSET.
Complementing the Dual Purpose LS, this OB will be of interest to many collectors not just because of its fine livery but also its destination. FOR633, fleet number 477, is an ex-Venture vehicle used by Wilts & Dorset to transport RAF personnel to the base at Uphaven in the 'fifties.
JULY 1996 RELEASE
20114DL Bedford OB
20114DL Bedford OB WILTS & DORSET.
The ubiquitous OB joins our De Luxe range this month in the livery of Wilts & Dorset FOR634, fleet number 478, is now on route to Pewsey and comes complete with a certificate of authenticity.
MARCH 1998 RELEASE
17204 Leyland National.
17204 Leyland National WILTS & DORSET.
Bringing the Wilts & Dorset fleet right up to date is this Leyland National in the distinctive De-Regulation livery adopted by the company soon after the abolition of NBC GLJ677N, fleet number 3641 is depicted on route 123 to Bournemouth Square and makes an essential addition to any Wilts & Dorset display.
APRIL 1997 RELEASE
18602 Bristol VR Open Top.
18602 Bristol VR Open Top WILTS & DORSET.
The second of our VR Open Tops, this model carries the current Wilts & Dorset livery which was first seen on our Leyland National. OEL232P fleet number 3351, is on route 152 to Sand Banks. Converted to an Open Top after a falling tree crushed its roof.
JUNE 1997 RELEASE
25205 Bristol RELL WILTS & DORSET
25205 Bristol RELLWILTS & DORSET.
At the end of the NBC era Wilts and Dorset was reformed, and our RELL in dual purpose livery illustrates this period. XLJ728K, fleet number 623, is working the popular route 37 to Salisbury.
MARCH 1999 RELEASE
20421 Bristol VRTSL3 WILTS & DORSET
20421 Bristol VRTSL3 WILTS & DORSET.
Fleet number 4423 registered ELJ215V is on route 132 to Wimborne.
JANUARY 2000 RELEASE
Daimler DMS WILTS & DORSET
25807 Daimler DMS WILTS & DORSET.
Wilts & Dorset is always popular with collectors and this latest addition to our model fleet in the attractive modern livery features fleet number 4912, registered OJD190R on route 164 to West Howe.
SEPTEMBER 2001 RELEASE
25807SB Daimler DMS WILTS & DORSET (SHOWBUS MODEL)
25807SB Daimler DMS (SHOWBUS MODEL) WILTS & DORSET.
Similar to the release model, but on route 131 to Corfe Mullen, the Showbus Rally version is produced in low volume to advertise and support this year's Showbus Rally, which takes place on Sunday 23rd September at Duxford.
SEPTEMBER 2001 RELEASE
29301 Leyland Olympian Type A WILTS & DORSET.
29301 Leyland Olympian Type A WILTS & DORSET.
The ever popular Wilts & Dorset livery is well suited to our new casting, registered CUB70Y, fleetnumber 3911, is working route 151 to Compton Acres and Bournemouth.
JANUARY 2004 RELEASE
29302 Leyland Olympian WILTS & DORSET.
29302 Leyland Olympian WILTS & DORSET.
The second release of our flat screened version of the Olympian depicts fleet number 4910 registered CUB67Y with its removable roof fitted working route 150 to Swanage. The attractive livery is further enhanced with adverts for the popular local brewery of Badger Ales.
DECEMBER 2004 RELEASE
14012 BRISTOL LODEKKA FLF Wilts & Dorset.
14012 BRISTOL LODEKKA FLF WILTS & DORSET.
In the traditional Tilling Red colours this Wilts & Dorset bus takes us back to the heyday of bus travel. Here our Bristol Lodekka registration number 467BMR, fleet number 658 is operating route 38 to Bournemouth, a must for Wilts & Dorset enthusiasts.
FEBRUARY 2005 RELEASE
25305 AEC Duple Coach WILTS & DORSET.
25305 AEC Duple Coach WILTS & DORSET.
The traditional maroon red and cream of Wilts & Dorset show the shapely curves of our AEC Duple Coach to good effect. Registration number FOU719 was new to Venture Ltd in 1947 and worked with Wilts & Dorset as fleet number 484 until the late 1950's and is seen on Excursion.
SEPTEMBER 2007 RELEASE
26407 DAIMLER UTILITY BUS Wilts & Dorset.
26407 DAIMLER UTILITY BUS wartime WILTS & DORSET.
Registration number CWV779 en route to Salisbury. Special EFE Subscriber Offer New Year 2010.
MARCH 2010 RELEASE
26408 DAIMLER UTILITY BUS Wilts & Dorset.
26408 DAIMLER UTILITY BUS WILTS & DORSET.
This Wilts & Dorset Daimler Utility bus looks much brighter out of its grey Wartime livery. Registered CWV779, fleet number 261 works route 20 to Blandford and Salisbury this bus makes an interesting addition to our Wilts & Dorset fleet.
OCTOBER 2008 RELEASE
27315 Leyland TD1 Closed Rear WILTS & DORSET.
27315 Leyland TD1 Closed Rear WILTS & DORSET.
Decorated in a very nice, early version of Wilts & Dorset's livery from the early 1930's when this Leyland TD1 with a closed rear would have been new. Registration number MW8753 works route 20 to Weymouth with a side route board showing stops in Dorchester, Blandford and Salisbury.
JANUARY 2011 RELEASE
34901 Leyland Olympian Coach WILTS & DORSET.
34901 Leyland Olympian Coach WILTS & DORSET.
The first release of our Leyland Olympian with our new coach seating features an attractive Wilts & Dorset livery. Fleet number 3901, registered A901JPR is operating route X4 to Bath & Salisbury.
SEPTEMBER 2008 RELEASE
36004 Leyland RTL Silver Star.
36004 Leyland RTL SILVER STAR.
MAY 2011 RELEASE
31101 Leyland PD2 Roof Box SILVER STAR.
31101 Leyland PD2 Roof Box SILVER STAR.
The first release of our roof boxed PD2 allows us to feature the distinctive Silver Star livery in detail. Silver Star will be familiar to military personnel and fleet number 18 registered GWV360 is on route to Winterbourne via Porton Camp.
JULY 2000 RELEASE
20437 Bristol VRTSL3 DAMORY COACHES
20437 Bristol VRTSL3 DAMORY COACHES.
The start of a new well requested fleet sees our Bristol VRTSL3 registration number VPR485S, in the colours of Damory Coaches, part of Wilts & Dorset. Fleet number 5062 operates route 314 to Salisbury, this much seen Dorset livery is sure to prove popular with our collectors.
MARCH 2006 RELEASE
17219 Leyland National MkI Long DAMORY COACHES.
17219 Leyland National MkI Long DAMORY COACHES.
The Damory Coaches livery has proved popular with collectors and our Leyland National registered WFX255S continues to build the fleet. Fleet number 5033 operates route 90A to Christchurch.
OCTOBER 2007 RELEASE
34905 Leyland Olympian Coach DAMORY COACHES.
34905 Leyland Olympian Coach DAMORY COACHES.
Now part of the Go Ahead Group, Damory Coaches new livery colours look very smart on our coach seated Leyland Olympian model. Registered TIL6710, fleet number 710 works route 309 to Blandford.
FEBRUARY 2010 RELEASE