©Terry O’Neill

BJ11XGZ was new to Go-Ahead as a demonstrator. the first photos of it were taken at Showbus on 18/09/11. It mainly appeared on route 474, although did appear on some other routes. Its final day in service was on 25/07/13, the same day as the other VM1.

It then passed to Rotala Wessex Connect, with the early photos dating to October 2013. It was joined by the other VM1, BF62UXU.

In December 2014 it was photographed at Hants and Dorset Trim, where it was repainted into Bath Bus Company’s Air Decker livery. It remains with the company, numbered A506, and is found on the company’s route A4, alongside the other VM1.