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Bristol RE BBD 259 B

BBD259B was delivered as United Counties's 259 during Sep 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14523.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 222.021) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1981.
 
 

Photographs

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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.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**United Counties Cream/Green coach United Counties 259  London Nick Blurton Click Here 
 United Counties Green/Cream DP United Counties 259   Steve Thorpe Click Here 
 NBC Express United Counties 259  London Book-Hayday - North West   


Diary for BBD259B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Sep 1964 Built for:United Counties 259    
Jul 1974 Repaint    NBC Express 
Nov 1975   Northampton   
Dec 1979   Northampton   
Feb 1980 Transfer  Hitchin   
Oct 1980 Withdrawn by:United Counties    
Jan 1981 Sold to:Rollinson    

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



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