Reading Transport Vehicle Types

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This page is a kind of generalised fleet list showing the different types of bus operating in the fleet as at March 2014. Click on a type of bus to get more information about them and a few pictures.

Current Fleet
Wright Streetlite Enviro 200
5 Wright Streetlites 4 Alexander Dennis Enviro 200s
Scania L94UB / Wright Solar (46197 bytes) 9 on 23 October 2006 (92106 bytes)
0+8 Scania L94UB / Wright Solars 7+1 Scania OmniCitys
Enviro 300SG Dennis Trident
27 Scania KUB270 / ADL Enviro 300SGs 6 Dennis Tridents
Scania OmniDekka (72581 bytes) Scania OmniCity Double Deck
14 Scania OmniDekkas 14 Scania OmniCity Double Decks
Scania N230UD / East Lancs Olympus Alexander Dennis Enviro 400
 27 Scania N230UD / East Lancs Olympuses 0 Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s
Alexander Dennis Enviro 400H  
31 Alexander Dennis Enviro 400Hs 10 Ancillary Vehicles
Total: 144 vehicles (109 Reading, 12 Newbury, 14 Contracts, 9 reserve)
The next table has information about most of the types of bus that have been operated since the use of the Reading Buses trading name, but can no-longer be seen on the streets:
Former Vehicles
Optare City Pacer (28774 bytes) Mercedes-Benz 0609D / Robin Hood (36225 bytes)
10 Optare City Pacers 3 Mercedes-Benz 609D / Robin Hoods
Optare StarRider (12987 bytes) MCW Metrorider (17770 bytes)
12 Optare StarRiders 10 MCW Metroriders

Optare MetroRider (18517 bytes)

Autobus Nouvelle 2 (33343 bytes)

37 Optare MetroRiders

(Mks 1, 2 & 4)

1 Autobus Nouvelle 2

Optare Solo (17711 bytes)

Wright Streetlite
25 Optare Solos 6 Wright Streetlites
Optare Vecta (19403 bytes) 603 on 21 July 2007 (107973 bytes)
14 Optare Vectas 10 Dennis Dart SLFs

Leyland National (14185 bytes)

Optare Delta (18953 bytes)

25 Leyland Nationals

(Mk 1)

20 Optare Deltas
Optare Excel (23726 bytes) Transbus Enviro 300 (49326 bytes)

64 Optare Excels

(Mk 1 & 2)

5 Transbus Enviro 300s
Scania L94UB / Wright Solar (46197 bytes) 9 on 23 October 2006 (92106 bytes)
29 Scania L94UB / Wright Solars 4 Scania OmniCitys
52 on 30 May 2008 AEC Routemaster (15871 bytes)
2 MAN A22 / Wright Meridians 44 AEC Routemasters
101^rt.jpg (21641 bytes) MCW Metrobus (24412 bytes)
61 MCW Metropolitans

66 MCW Metrobuses

(Mks 1 & 2)

Leyland Titan (20490 bytes) Leyland Olympian (22664 bytes)
12 Leyland Titans 15 Leyland Olympians
Optare Spectra (14411 bytes) Dennis Trident / Plaxton President
32 Optare Spectras 6 Dennis Tridents
Scania OmniDekka (72581 bytes) Scania OmniCity Double Deck
20 Scania OmniDekkas 1Scania OmniCity Double Deck
MAN / East Lancs Kinetec+ Plaxton Paramount (14912 bytes)
1 MAN ND243F / East Lancs Kinetec+ 10 Plaxton Paramounts
Hestair Duple 425 VanHool Alizee (17747 bytes)
11 Hestair Duple 425s 9 VanHool Alizees
Jonkheere Jubilee (14420 bytes) Bova Futura (16816 bytes)
3 Jonckheere Jubilees 4 Bova Futuras
Scania Irizar (83647 bytes)  
4 Scania / Irizar Centurys Various Ancillary Vehicles

If you think that there is anything about the company that has been missed, please feel free to email. All contributions for the site are welcome.