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Bristol RE RDV 418 H

RDV418H was delivered as Western National's 1467 during Mar 1970.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 18153.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-265) was powered by a Gardner engine.

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


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.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 1467  Bideford    

Diary for RDV418H

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1970 Built for:Western National 1467   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Bideford   
Jul 1975   Bideford Plymouth Bus Club  
By Dec 1978 Withdrawn by:Western National    
By Dec 1979 Reinstated Western National 1467    
By Sep 1980 Withdrawn by:Western National    

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

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