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Bristol RE OWT 241 E

OWT241E was delivered to Bristol Commercial Vehicles during Jul 1963.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number R8823.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number REX003) was powered by a Bristol BHW engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Aug 1979.


All links to photos shown below are to other Internet sites, all photos will be the copyright of their respective owners.
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.
For pictures in books click on the copyright link for more information.
** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Red/Cream Bristol Commercial Vehicles   Bristol Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**Red/Cream Bristol Commercial Vehicles   Bristol Book-Bus Monographs 5  Buy Book 
**West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach West Yorkshire CRG1  London Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach West Yorkshire CRG1   Book-Bus Monographs 5  Buy Book 
**West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach West Yorkshire CRG1  London    
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1014 21 May 1977 Blackpool bkp550 Click Here 

Diary for OWT241E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1963 Built for:Bristol Commercial Vehicles   Red/Cream 
By Dec 1966  Bristol Commercial Vehicles  Fitted with Gardner 6HLX engine  
Jan 1967  Bristol Commercial Vehicles  Body fitted out by ECW, new body number R882  
Mar 1967 Sold to:West Yorkshire CRG1  Bristol RE - 40 years of service West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach 
3 Oct 1971 Renumbered West Yorkshire 1014    
Feb 1975   Skipton   
Dec 1978    Bradley Slater NBC Stock Book 1979  
By Jul 1979 Withdrawn by:West Yorkshire    
Aug 1979 Sold to:Unidentified Dealer    

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

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