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Bristol RE NHN 961 E

NHN961E was delivered as United Automobile's RE61 during Apr 1967.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16602.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.076) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Feb 1980.
 
 

Photographs

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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
 NBC Red Bus livery United Automobile 4361      
 NBC Red Bus livery United Automobile 4361 1978  Eamonn Kentell Click Here 


Diary for NHN961E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1967 Built for:United Automobile RE61   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Jan 1969 Renumbered United Automobile 1261    
Mar 1975   Ashington Gloucestershire's Buses  
Nov 1976   Stored (U)   
Dec 1977 Renumbered United Automobile 4361    
Dec 1977 Repaint    NBC Red Bus livery 
Feb 1980 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    

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



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