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Bristol RE NHW 309 F

NHW309F was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2152 during May 1968.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17076.
When built it was fitted with a 'T piece' destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-144) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Nov 1981.
Bristol Omnibus Bristol RELH/ECW coach NHW309F
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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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
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2152   Book-PSV Circle Fleet History   
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2152  Bristol    
 NBC CAG White/Magenta Bristol Omnibus 2152  London colinfpickett Click Here 
 NBC Express Bristol Omnibus 2152 31 Dec 1973 Chiswick Carl Berry Click here for photograph of NHW309F 
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2080  Weston super Mare John Law Click Here 
**NBC Express Bristol Omnibus 2080  Bristol Book-Tribute to BOCL  Buy Book 
 NBC Express Bristol Omnibus 2080 21 Jul 1978 Weston super Mare Frans Angevaare Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2080  Swindon    
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2080 24 Jan 1981 Clevedon Carl Berry Click here for photograph of NHW309F 
     Nell Gow Click Here 

Diary for NHW309F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1968 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2152 Bristol, Lawrence Hill  Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
Feb 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
May 1973 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jun 1973 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
May 1975 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Aug 1976 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Aug 1976 Renumbered Bristol Omnibus 2080  Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Aug 1976 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Sep 1977 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
Mar 1979 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
31 Jan 1981 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Sep 1981 Sold to:Cowley    
Nov 1981 Sold to:Booth    

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

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