Maidstone Boro'Line initial fleet list October 1986

Vehicles taken over from The Maidstone Borough Council


201          HKR 11                  Bedford YNT/Wright Contour C53F

202          B202 XKM            Bedford YNT/Duple Laser C53F

203          C203 GKR              Bedford YMT/Wright TT DP53F

205          C92 DTM               Scania K92/Plaxton Paramount 3200 II C54F

206          JKX 726N              Bedford YMT/Duple Dominant Bus B53F

 

Bedford YMT/Wadham Stringer Vanguard B61F

 

208          TKM 108X            209          TKM 109X            210          TKM 110X            211          TKM 111X

 

214          BNO 701T              Bedford YMT/Duple Dominant II Express C53F

215          XPL 889T               Bedford YMT/Duple Dominant Bus B61F

226          26 YKO                  Leyland Titan PD2A/30/Massey H33/28R

232          CKN 332Y              Bedford YMQS/Lex Maxeta B37F

 

Bedford YMT/Wright TT B61F

 

237          CKM 137Y             239          CKM 139Y             240          CKM 140Y             241          CKM 141Y

238          CKM 138Y

 

Bedford YMT/Wright TT DP53F

 

242          CKN 142Y              243          CKN 143Y

 

244          SGS 505W             Bedford YMT/Duple Dominant II Express C53F

245          TER 5S                   Bedford YMT/Duple Dominant II C53F

260          ABH 760X             Bedford YMQ/Wright TT B45F

 

Bedford YMT/Duple Dominant Bus B61F

 

266          WKE 66S               269          WKE 69S               273          AKK 173T             275          AKK 175T

267          WKE 67S               272          AKK 172T             274          AKK 174T             276          AKK 176T

268          4066 KO

 

Bedford YMT/Duple Dominant II Express C53F

 

277          JKJ 277V                278          JKJ 278V

 

Bedford YMT/Wadham Stringer Vanguard B61F

 

279          MKP 179W           280          MKP 180W           282          MKP 182W           283          MKP 183W

 

Bedford YMT/Duple Dominant II Express C53F

 

284          PKE 184W             285          PKE 185W

 

288          Q288 JKO              Bedford YMT/Wright TT DP53F

 

Livery Notes

Yellow front and rear, roof and window surrounds with blue lower side panels and light Grey skirt  replacing Cream front, rear, roof and window surrounds with Brown lower side panels (buses) or Blue lower side panels (Coaches and Dual Purpose).

Some vehicles carried an intermediate livery as per the new livery above but with Brown lower side panels instead of blue (i.e. old livery with Cream replaced by Yellow and Grey skirt added).

238 and 260 carried overall advertisements.

214 and 215 carried Metrobus (Orpington) livery having recently been acquired from them. 214 was Yellowish Gold with Blue bands, 215 Blue with Yellow band below windows.

Some vehicles carried broadside adverts (i.e. advertising applied to their existing livery), some coaches operated in as acquired livery.

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