|307: (YUD 653V) Bristol VRTSL6G / ECW O43/31F
It was eventualy realised
that the use of half cab "heritage" vehicles could not go on forever
and customer research showed that the attraction was the open top, not
the old bus. In 1997 the first rear engined bus joined the city tour fleet and was this
Bristol VRT finished in a red version of the, then standard, green and
yellow livery. The new "Sights of Oxford Circular Tour" branding
was made possible by advances in computer graphics. It was withdrawn in 2008.
Repainted EFE diecast with added detailing.