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Bristol RE AVX 965 B

AVX965B was delivered as Eastern National's 582 during Mar 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13725.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.013) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1989.


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Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 582   Previously listed on eBay   
**Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 404  Torquay Ken Steley Click Here 
**Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 404 Dec 1970 Brenner Pass Book-Buses Magazine   
 Eastern National Cream/Green coach Tillings Transport 9404 Sep 1972 Oxford Grahame Wareham Click Here 
 NBC Express National Travel South East  23 May 1975 London Steve Thoroughgood Click Here 
 White/Blue/Red Wright       
 White/Blue/Red Askin  1981 Barnsley Trackyman Click Here 

Diary for AVX965B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1964 Built for:Eastern National 582  Originally registered LWC874, then 943LWC Eastern National Cream/Green coach 
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Eastern National 404  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Dec 1966   Southend, Prittlewell   
1 Jan 1971 Sold to:Tillings Transport 9404  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
1 Jan 1971   Southend, Prittlewell The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Mar 1973 Repaint    NBC Express 
May 1974 Sold to:National Travel South East ISBN 1 8704 8400 2  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Jan 1976 Withdrawn by:National Travel South East    
Jun 1976 Reinstated     
Oct 1976 Withdrawn by:National Travel South East    
Sep 1977 Sold to:Walker    
By Jan 1980 Sold to:Wright    
By 1981 Sold to:Askin  Trackyman  
By Dec 1989 Withdrawn by:Askin    

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

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