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Bristol RE 375 GWN

375GWN was delivered as United Welsh's 18 during Jan 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13739.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.027) was powered by a Gardner 6HLW engine.

This vehicle is now preserved (Click here for the owner's website).
United Welsh Bristol RELH/ECW coach 375GWN
Photo copyright: Ken Evans 
 

Photographs

All links to photos shown below are to other Internet sites, all photos will be the copyright of their respective owners.
Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
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.
For pictures in books click on the copyright link for more information.
** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52   Book-Bus Monographs 5  Buy Book 
**United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52  Gloucester    
 South Wales Cream/Red South Wales 156 28 Aug 1972 Weston super Mare Mike Street Click Here 
 NBC Express South Wales 156 29 Jun 1973 Llandudno bkp550 Click Here 
 White/Black Asian Greyhound Ltd. (Swagman Overland Tours)  30 Mar 1977 Amsterdam, Holland Frans Angevaare Click Here 
 White/Black Asian Greyhound Ltd. (Swagman Overland Tours) 
   Lettered for 'Tent Tours' 
Dec 1978 Oxford Steve Annells Click Here 
 White/Black Asian Greyhound Ltd. (Swagman Overland Tours) 
   Lettered for 'Tent Tours' 
Sep 1980  Clifford Essex Click here for photograph of 375GWN 
 White/Black Asian Greyhound Ltd. (Swagman Overland Tours)   Windsor India Overland Click Here 
 White/Brown Asian Greyhound Ltd. (Swagman Overland Tours) 
   'Abbey Tours' 
Jun 1983 Ascot Steve Guess Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
25 May 1985  Ken Evans Click here for photograph of 375GWN 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
16 Jun 1985 Chatham Steve Thoroughgood Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved, Rear view 
30 Jun 1985 Cardiff Ian Kirby Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
Jul 1985 Cardiff Mike Street Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
7 Jul 1985  tipperman Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
20 Jul 1985 Lowerstoft Book-Coach work by ECW  Buy Book 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
18 Aug 1985 Bristol Carl Berry Click here for photograph of 375GWN 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
  Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
  Welsh Pete Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
  Bus Preservation Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 156
   Preserved 
 Bristol ijr65 Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
  Andrew Tucker Click Here 
 Cream/Red/Blue Green (Loch Ness Monster Tour)   Drumnadrockit Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 Cream/Red/Blue Green (Loch Ness Monster Tour)   Drumnadrockit buckielugger Click Here 
 Cream/Red/Blue Green (Loch Ness Monster Tour)   Drumnadrockit southlancs Click Here 
 Cream/Red/Blue Green (Loch Ness Monster Tour)    Stephen Allcroft Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
3 Mar 1991 Tycroes Ken Evans Click here for photograph of 375GWN 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 156
   Preserved 
16 Aug 1992 Bristol John Hembry Click Here 
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of 375GWN 
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of 375GWN 
     Book-Preserved Bus Magazine   
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 156
   Preserved, Rear view 
19 Apr 1996  the quiet man2010 Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
18 Jun 2011 Swansea Andrew Tucker Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
17 Jun 2012 Swansea Woolfie Hills Click Here 
 Cream/Brown/White United Welsh 52
   Preserved 
21 Feb 2015 Swansea Plaxtonpointer2 Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 52
   Preserved, Rear view 
28 Jun 2015 Swansea John Oram Click Here 


Diary for 375GWN

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jan 1964 Built for:United Welsh 18   United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach 
By Mar 1965 Renumbered United Welsh 52    
Nov 1970 Renumbered United Welsh 156    
Jan 1971 Sold to:South Wales 156    
Jan 1974   Haverfordwest   
Apr 1976   Stored (SW)   
Mar 1985 Sold to:D+R Preservation    
Nov 1987 Sold to:Green (Loch Ness Monster Tour)    
By Jul 1993 Sold to:Wita  Reliable Bristol, 2nd Edition  
By Oct 1997 Sold to:Hanford    
By Aug 2000 Sold to:Staniforth    
Sep 2000 Sold to:Brown    
By May 2006 Sold to:Brown    
8 Jul 2010 Sold to:South Wales Transport Group  South Wales Transport Group  
 Current   South Wales Transport Group United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach 

Owners shown above in Green are preservationists, Red are dealers, Blue for PSV use and brown for None-PSV.



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