BRISTOL RELH/ECW A website about the original ECW body on the Bristol RELH chassis.
Owner details for Eastern National
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Photo copyright: ABC Coach Guides
| ||Eastern National of Chelmsford, as part of the Tilling group, was one of the original operators of this type of vehicle. Their RELHs were used for two different purposes; scheduled express services to London and private hire activities.|
The private-hire coach activities are very inter-related with the Tillings Transport company. Various coaches were swapped between the companies, and they were available for short term loans at any time. The private-hire work was subsequently transferred to National Travel South East.
Express work consisted of various short-distance routes to London (for examples see here), these vehicles were subsequently downgraded to buses.
The SCT website contains further information about the company which is now part of the First Group.
For further information about Eastern National, try looking for books on Amazon.
|Other information available for Eastern National's Bristol RELH/ECW coaches.|
| ||Photos on the Internet||List of photos on the Internet.|
| ||Photos in books||List of photos available in books.|
| ||Fleet List||Fleet list of Eastern National's RELHs.|
| ||Garages||List of garages/depots that have operated these coaches.|
| ||Fleet by year||Details of these vehicles in fleet, broken down by year.|
| ||Photo locations||Places that this companies RELHs have been photographed.|
Sort list by Chassis Number, Body Style, Disposal Date Fleet Number, Purchase Date, or Registration.
Those shown in bold have photographs available.
Links to websites about other Bristol REs, and all other Bristol/ECW vehicles can be found here.
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