Mortons Travel

This is Bus Zone's unofficial page about Mortons Travel. Their official website is at

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Mortons Travel were established in 2004, and operate a modern fleet of coaches on day excursions, contracts and private hires from a base near Basingstoke. The company was sold to the Lucketts Group on 16th April 2018, remaining as a separate unit. A small heritage fleet used to be maintained for special events and occasional rail replacement work, which was retained by the former owner.

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Photos of Current Fleet

PO59 KGF on 8 October 2009

Volvo B9TL / Optare Olympus PO59 KGF was exhibited at Bus & Coach Live 2009, and photographed on 8th.

WA08 AOY on 15 May 2010

Bova Futura WA08 AOY at Reading Station on 15 May 2010.

MT11 DAV on 12 April 2011

Bova Futura MT11 DAV in London on 12 April 2011. Thanks to Gerald Nicholls for this photo.

MT11 LOU on 29 March 2013

Bova Futura MT11 LOU on rail replacement in Reading on 29 March 2013.

YIL 2858 on 9 May 2010

VanHool Alizee YIL 2858 at Reading Station on 9 May 2010.

P111 KGF on 21 May 2011

P111 KGF on standby for rail replacement duties at Reading Station on 21st May 2011. Thanks to John Wheeler for this photo.

Photos of Former Fleet

YJ57 BTO on 15 September 2007

Temsa Opalin YJ57 BTO at Reading Station on 15 September 2007.

YJ08 DZZ on 31 July 2009

Temsa Opalin YJ08 DZZ at Oxford Station on 31 July 2009.

L632 TDY on 30 August 2010

Former Stagecoach Volvo B10M / Alexander PS Type L632 TDY wears a cream and maroon livery with Goldline and Reliance of Newbury fleet names on 30 August 2010.

YJ07 JMO on 2 June 2007

Berkhof Axial YJ07 JMO at Reading Station on 2 June 2007.

JWV 275W on 15 September 2007

Bristol VRT JWV 275W wears National Bus Company Southdown livery and is seen on rail replacement at Reading Station on 15 September 2007.

144 on 9 May 2010

Former Reading Transport MCW Metrobus Mk2 A144 AMO, acquired in April 2010, wears a slightly modified version of it's original cream and maroon Goldline livery for Reading Transport's X1 service to London, seen on 9 May 2010.

D17 BUS on 10 April 2011

The first Volvo Olympian to be imported to the UK from Hong Kong, D17 BUS seen at the Cobham Rally at Dunsfold Airfield on 10th April 2011. Thanks to John Wheeler for this photo.

G17 BUS on 18 September 2010

Volvo Olympian / Alexander Royale G17 BUS at Newbury Bus Station on 18 September 2010.

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