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Bristol RE CVL 850 D

CVL850D was delivered as Lincolnshire's 1431 during May 1966.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15923.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.127) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle is now preserved (Click here for the owner's website).
Lincolnshire Bristol RELH/ECW coach CVL850D
Photo copyright: Andrew Colley 
 

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
**Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431   Showbus Click Here 
**Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431   Malcolm Jones Click Here 
**Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431  Clacton LVVS Click Here 
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1431 1976 Belvoir Castle Lincs and EY TR Click Here 
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1431 1977 Lincoln Lincs and EY TR Click Here 
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1431 23 Jul 1978 Cheltenham Frans Angevaare Click Here 
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1431 Jun 1979 Skegness Bryan A Smith Click Here 
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1431 21 Jul 1979 Skegness Bryan A Smith Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Lincolnshire 2231 Aug 1980 Lincoln Crewcastrian Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Lincolnshire 2231 Oct 1982 Lincoln Lincs and EY TR Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Lincolnshire 2231
   Preserved 
Apr 1983  Sou'wester Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Lincolnshire 2231
   Preserved 
30 Sep 1984 Winkleigh tipperman Click Here 
 Cream/Blue/green Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
 Cambridge 1431Andy Click Here 
 Cream/Blue/green Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
Mar 1994 Lincoln Scatmancraig1974 Click Here 
 Cream/Blue Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
 Lincoln 1431Andy Click Here 
 Cream/Blue Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
Dec 2005  Lincs and EY TR Click Here 
     LVVS Click Here 
 Cream/Blue Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
  Richard Haughey Click Here 
 Cream/Blue Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
20 Dec 2008 Blackpool Andrew Colley Click here for photograph of CVL850D 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
20 Feb 2009 Blackpool Andrew Colley Click here for photograph of CVL850D 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved, Rear view 
23 May 2009 Blackpool Busworks Click here for photograph of CVL850D 
     Busworks Click here for photograph of CVL850D 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
Oct 2009 Blackpool tsmj53 Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
25 Oct 2009 Blackpool PS Bus Driver Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
27 Feb 2010 Blackpool Andrew Colley Click here for photograph of CVL850D 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
27 Feb 2010  Andrew Colley Click here for photograph of CVL850D 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
24 Apr 2011 Lincoln fatphil48 Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
5 Jun 2011 Cheltenham gardnergav Click Here 
     Andrew Colley Click here for photograph of CVL850D 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
31 Jul 2011 Ingham Grahame Wareham Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
14 Aug 2011 Bristol Bob Brimley Click Here 
     Bob Brimley Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
6 Nov 2011 Lincoln matthewburton28 Click Here 
     Steve Thorpe Click Here 
     Martin Arrand Click Here 
     Richard Haughey Click Here 
     Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
4 Nov 2012 Lincoln Scatmancraig1974 Click Here 
     fatphil48 Click Here 
        
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
28 Apr 2013 Falfield VRLH Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
23 Jun 2013 Lowerstoft parkandride2007 Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
13 Jul 2013 Waddington VRLH Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
3 Nov 2013 Lincoln Focus Transport Gallery Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
27 Jul 2014 Sandtoft Matt Edwards Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
10 Aug 2014 Bristol SCT'61 Website Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved 
13 Sep 2015  2453Dave Click Here 
 Lincoln coach livery Lincolnshire 1431
   Preserved, Rear view 
1 Nov 2015 Lincoln Derek Elston Click Here 


Diary for CVL850D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1966 Built for:Lincolnshire 1431   Lincoln coach livery 
Apr 1972   Boston Lincolnshire allocation sheet  
Apr 1973 Repaint    NBC Express 
Nov 1975   Skegness   
Jul 1977   Skegness Lincs and EY TR  
Dec 1979   Skegness   
May 1980 Repaint    NBC Green/White DP 
May 1980 Renumbered Lincolnshire 2231    
Oct 1982 Withdrawn by:Lincolnshire    
By Apr 1983 Sold to:Colley  Sou'wester  
By Feb 1994 Sold to:Swallow  Reliable Bristol, 4th Edition  
By Dec 1994 Sold to:Law    
By Mar 2004 Sold to:Colley, Hawkin and Lait  Rob Sly's site  
 Current   LVVS Lincoln coach livery 

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



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