Bristol SUL4A and SUS4A

Guernsey Railway, Guernseybus and Deltatours SUs

After being withdrawn by Western & Southern National a total of 22 SUs went into service with Guernsey Railway, or subsequently Guernseybus, with a few of the coaches operating under the Deltatours banner

Updated 19/12/18

Deltatours Bristol SUL4A 31914

at-5056  Deltatours 31914 parked beside the Prince Albert memorial on St.Peter Port harbourside, 2nd July 1980. Formerly Western National 272KTA, this was converted back to coach specification and entered service in December 1979.

at-237 The former Western National BDV253C as Guernseybus 31904 at St.Peter Port South Quay 26th September 1984

Guernseybus Bristol SUL4A 31904

an-797 918GUO at Bideford depot c.1976 (monochrome)

Guernsey Railway Bristol SUL4A 31902

at-4941 Formerly EDV552D, part of the final batch of SUs acquired by Western National. As Guernsey Railway 31902, seen parked at Castle Pier St.Peter Port in July 1980. Finished in red, with adverts for Dan-Air.

at-4365 31905 at the town terminus, St.Peter Port in June 1983. It was new to Western National as 417HDV, and had been in service with Tillingbourne and Bickers prior to being refurbished for use on the island.

Guernseybus Bristol SUL4A 31905
Guernseybus Bristol SUL4A 31901

at-2721 31901, a relatively sprightly thirteen year old when it joined the Guernsey Railway operation. New to Southern National in 1966 as EDV550D and imaged 1st July 1982 at St.Peter Port North Quay with Guernseybus.

at-4287 Another view of 31914. Taken in October 1984, it had lost its Deltatours red livery in favour of Guernseybus white

Guernseybus Bristol SUL4A 31914
Guernseybus Bristol SUL4A 31909

at-5384 31909 at Guernsey airport. An undated image of the former Western National EDV537D, into service with Guernsey Railway in December 1979.

at-1105 31917, former Western National coach 278KTA. Originally imaged at l'Eree June 1983.

Guernseybus Bristol SUL4A 31917
Guernseybus Bristol SUL4A 31919

at-2336 A pair of Guernseybus  Bristol SUs. 31919 was the former Western National EDV539D, and 31912 BDV251C. Image taken June 1983.

at-6385 31915, another former Western National coach, 268KTA imaged in October 1986.

Guernseybus Bristol SUL4A 31915
Guernseybus Bristol SUL4A 31902

at-6387 Another view of 31902 at St. Peter Port terminus, this time with Guernseybus in June 1983