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Bristol RE GNG 481 C

GNG481C was delivered as Eastern Counties's RE881 during Dec 1965.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15897.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.003) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Nov 1983.


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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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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**NBC Express Eastern Counties RE881   ibptsfelixstowe Click Here 

Diary for GNG481C

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Dec 1965 Built for:Eastern Counties RE881   Eastern Counties Cream/Maroon coach 
May 1966   Cambridge   
Oct 1975   Kings Lynn   
May 1980 Withdrawn by:Eastern Counties    
By Oct 1983 Sold to:Jordan    
By Nov 1983 Sold to:Whiting    

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

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