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NBC CAG White/Blue


NBC Central Activities group livery, pre National Express. Used for Royal Blue
  Western National Bristol RELH/ECW coach RDV423H
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 
    

Details of the above livery, as applied to Bristol RELH/ECW coaches.

The list below only includes pictures taken when the vehicles were in service, to include pictures of preserved vehicles as well click here.

Photos on the Internet

All links to photos shown below are to other Internet sites, all photos will be the copyright of their respective owners.
There may be other photos on the Internet that I cannot show the links for. See 'Useful sites for finding pictures' on the links page.
** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Registration Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 LDV847F Crowther (Classic Coaches)  29 May 1995 Quainton Road Oxford Chiltern Bus Page Click Here 
 837SUO Western National 2351   West of England HOTT Click Here 
 ATA101B Western National 2357   Bus Preservation Click Here 
 HDV645E Western National 2370  Southampton Nigel Frampton Click Here 
 LDV465F Western National 1455 Aug 1973 Weymouth Carl Berry Click here for photograph of LDV465F 
 LDV844F Western National 2372 27 Sep 1970 London bkp550 Click Here 
 OTA644G Western National 2384  Southampton Nigel Frampton Click Here 
 OTA644G Western National 2384   Paul Webber Click Here 
 OTA644G Western National 2384   southlancs Click Here 
 OTA645G Western National 2385 Aug 1972 Rochdale Spoddendale Click Here 
 OTA645G Western National 2385 19 Aug 1972 Oxford reynardbizzar Click Here 
 RDV419H Western National 1468   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 RDV423H Western National 1472   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
**394TUO Western National 2356   Ken Steley Click Here 
**839SUO Western National 2353   Previously listed on eBay   
**ATA101B Western National 2357   Bus Preservation Click Here 
**ATA102B Western National 2358  London Ken Steley Click Here 
**ATA105B Western National 2363  Exeter Paul Webber Click Here 
**LDV844F Western National 2372   Bus Preservation Click Here 
**LDV844F Western National 2372  London LowlanderLR3 Click Here 
**LDV846F Western National 2374   Ken Steley Click Here 
**LDV847F Western National 2375  London Ken Steley Click Here 
**LDV850F Western National 2378  London Ken Steley Click Here 
**OTA637G Western National 1465  Paignton Ken Steley Click Here 
**OTA642G Western National 2382   Ken Steley Click Here 
**RDV416H Western National 2390   Previously listed on eBay   


Photo in books/magazines

For pictures in books click on the copyright link for more information.
** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Registration Owner Date Location Photo copyright Book link
 393TUO Western National 2355   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 837SUO Western National 2351 Mar 1972 London Book-Classic Bus magazine   
 LDV468F Western National 1450 1971 Falmouth Book-Heyday of the Bristol RE  Buy Book 
 LDV850F Western National 2378 Aug 1971 London Book-Royal Blue Days  Buy Book 
 LDV850F Western National 2378 Feb 1973 Oxford Book-NBC Early Years  Buy Book 
 OTA639G Western National 2379 17 Feb 1973 Bridport Book-Royal Blue Days  Buy Book 
**LDV469F Western National 1451 Apr 1970 Exeter Book-Buses Magazine   
**OTA643G Western National 2383 Jul 1972 Salisbury Book-Bus Monographs 5  Buy Book 


RELH/ECW coaches that have carried this livery

The list below only covers those that were delivered in this livery, or that I know have carried this livery. There are likely to have been others as well.

Sort list by Chassis Number, Body Style, Disposal Date Fleet Number, Build Date, or Registration
Those shown in bold have photographs available.

Registration Chassis NumberOriginal Owner Number BuiltScrapped
837SUO212.061 Western National 2351 May 1964 Vehicle still in existence 
839SUO212.066 Western National 2353 Jun 1964 Jun 1982 
393TUO212.076 Western National 2355 Jun 1964 Jan 1980 
394TUO212.077 Western National 2356 Jun 1964 Dec 1985 
ATA101B212.088 Western National 2357 Jul 1964 15 Sep 1979 
ATA102B212.089 Western National 2358 Jul 1964 1 Mar 1984 
ATA105B212.080 Southern National 2363 Jul 1964 Mar 1984 
HDV645E238.049 Western National 2370 Mar 1967 Jun 1991 
LDV465FRELH-4-130 Southern National 1455 Feb 1968 1 Aug 1984 
LDV468FRELH-4-133 Western National 1450 Feb 1968 Sep 1980 
LDV469FRELH-4-134 Western National 1451 Feb 1968 12 Dec 2000 
LDV843FRELH-4-163 Western National 2371 May 1968 Aug 1980 
LDV844FRELH-4-164 Western National 2372 Jun 1968 Aug 1980 
LDV846FRELH-4-166 Western National 2374 Jun 1968 20 Jul 1984 
LDV847FRELH-4-159 Southern National 2375 Mar 1968 Vehicle still in existence 
LDV848FRELH-4-160 Southern National 2376 Apr 1968 Aug 1980 
LDV850FRELH-4-162 Southern National 2378 May 1968 Feb 1983 
OTA630GRELH-4-199 Southern National 1458 Mar 1969 22 Mar 1989 
OTA637GRELH-4-225 Western National 1465 Apr 1969 Dec 1982 
OTA639GRELH-4-207 Southern National 2379 Mar 1969 9 Feb 1992 
OTA641GRELH-4-209 Southern National 2381 Mar 1969 25 Jul 1976 
OTA642GRELH-4-210 Southern National 2382 Mar 1969 3 Aug 1983 
OTA643GRELH-4-203 Western National 2383 Apr 1969 Aug 1980 
OTA644GRELH-4-204 Western National 2384 Apr 1969 Aug 1980 
OTA645GRELH-4-205 Western National 2385 Apr 1969 Vehicle still in existence 
RDV416HRELH-4-263 Western National 2390 Mar 1970 Jun 1980 
RDV419HRELH-4-266 Western National 1468 Mar 1970 Vehicle still in existence 
RDV423HRELH-4-274 Western National 1472 Apr 1970 Vehicle still in existence 




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