In October 1986 following deregulation a reserve fleet was established. Some 4 years later here is 216 still with National Bus Company livery. The vehicle was not to run with Trent again as it was by this point being prepared for sale. In the background can be seen a withdrawn Bristol RELH No. 287

Another example still carrying Poppy Red was 218 seen here during September 1989 shortly before a repaint into Trent Buses livery.

Early evening at Derby Meadow Road with 221, 220 and 706 visible 3rd May 1990.

222 waits for time on East Avenue in Mickleover with the 09:37 service to Wyvern Park of 24th August 1991.

The first of the final batch of three National 2s which had Gardner engines. 223 between turns at Derby Meadow Road 7th May 1991.

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