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Bristol RE 862 UAE

862UAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2116 during Nov 1963.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13709.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.002) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1979.


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
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2116  London Previously listed on eBay   
 Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2116 1969  21c101 Click Here 
 NBC CAG White/Magenta Bristol Omnibus 2116 1973 Exeter Michael Wadman Click Here 
**NBC CAG White/Magenta Bristol Omnibus 2116 Mar 1973 London Book-PSV Circle Fleet History   
 NBC Express Western National 2302 10 Apr 1976 Salisbury David Mant Click Here 

Diary for 862UAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Nov 1963 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2116   Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
Dec 1963 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Dec 1965 Transfer  Swindon Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jun 1966 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1966 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Apr 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1974 Sold to:Western National 2302  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
By Dec 1976 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Jan 1977 Sold to:North    
Apr 1977 Sold to:Wakefield Shirt Company (Double Two Shirts)    
May 1978 Sold to:North    
Jul 1979 Sold to:Sefton    
By Sep 1979    Broken up for scrap   

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

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