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Old 16th June 2016, 21:01   #16
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Arriva Cymru had a batch of Solos named after rugby players.

Arriva Merseyside had a vehicle named after an employee - can't recall the details.

Shamrock & Rambler (ah, happy memories) named all their coaches.

Crosville named some of their later open-toppers after castles.
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Old 16th June 2016, 23:21   #17
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National Express West Midlands have named some of their buses, mostly Enviro200s and Enviro400s from what I can remember.
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Old 17th June 2016, 10:47   #18
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National Express West Midlands have named some of their buses, mostly Enviro200s and Enviro400s from what I can remember.
All of 850-854, 861-870, 2201-2250, 3301, 4447-4474, 4507-4534, 4635-4679, 4738-4775, 4799-4995, 5401-5421, 5501-5518, 6101-6148, 6701-6758 & I suspect the impending arrival of 3302-3305 & the next batch of Platinum E400MMCs are or at least will be named, there are a few vehicles that have name plaques in the Pensnett & Birmingham Central fleet as well, which are 2093, 2151 & 2152 (?), I think the plan is now anything that is branded will get named, makes sense I suppose.
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Old 17th June 2016, 10:54   #19
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NXWM have named many of their buses after women, I first started seeing names about 1 or 2 years ago.
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Old 17th June 2016, 11:21   #20
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Arriva Cymru had a batch of Solos named after rugby players.

Arriva Merseyside had a vehicle named after an employee - can't recall the details.

Shamrock & Rambler (ah, happy memories) named all their coaches.

Crosville named some of their later open-toppers after castles.
Posted the link earlier in this thread - was a Liverbus machine that was named after an employee who died tragically young
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Old 17th June 2016, 12:17   #21
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Dartline in Exeter has named most if not all of it's fleet.

And who can forget Stagecoach Devon's Elite i named 'Archie' after a Victoria Coach Station controller.
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Old 17th June 2016, 22:23   #22
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Arriva Leicester have named a streetlight after King Richard iii.
Sanders in Norfolk certainly used to give all of their double deckers names, but I haven't been in the area for a few years so don't know if this is still the case.
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Posted the link earlier in this thread - was a Liverbus machine that was named after an employee who died tragically young
This bus is now in preservation in its original Liverbus livery.
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Old 19th June 2016, 07:39   #24
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First Leeds B9TL 37674 is named "Brian Parkin"

This is the bus in Yorkshire Rider livery
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Old 24th June 2016, 14:28   #25
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Newport Bus have six of their fleet decorated with graphic wraps to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of WW1.

Five of their Scania OmniCity single-deckers have a 'We will remember them' poppy wrap on the rear, and each bus is named after individual soldiers who were Corporation Bus employees:
•Rifleman Walter John Williams (Vehicle YN07 VCL)
•Rifleman Edward James Bailey (Vehicle YN53 GGY)
•Private John Nicholas Murray (Vehicle YN53 GGY)
•Private Albert Edward Passmore (Vehicle YT11 LUJ)
•Lance Corporal C Jones (Unidentified bus)

The Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 307 registration number YX61 DVT has an entire vehicle wrap - including windows, showing poppies and WW1 soldiers.

More in this link: https://newporttransport.worldsecure...-remember-them

I've seen four out of the five "named" buses and the "fully wrapped" bus, but I'm still looking for Private Albert Edward Passmore (Vehicle YT11 LUJ).
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Old 25th June 2016, 00:43   #26
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Arriva Cymru has an Optare Solo named 'Les Rimmer' (675 CX58EUC) based at Chester depot.

Named after a former depot manager.
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Brighton and hove buses all have names a bit like Eddie stobabrt
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In Hull some of Stagecoach's Enviro 400's are named; mainly famous figures from Hull.
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In Hull some of Stagecoach's Enviro 400's are named; mainly famous figures from Hull.
Please tell me there's a Peter Levy bus.
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Please tell me there's a Peter Levy bus.
There isn't, however the names include Phillip Larkin and Amy Johnson.

In fact all but one of Hulls E400s (the fleet of vehicles named after famous Hull residents) have been on loan to Grimsby Cleethorpes for the Armed Forces Day Park & Ride this weekend.
Heres Amy Johnson parked in Grimsby on Friday night https://www.flickr.com/photos/sbooth...posted-friend/
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