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Bristol RE RDV 425 H

RDV425H was delivered as Western National's 1474 during Apr 1970.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 18165.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-280) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Oct 1982.
 
 

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 Express Western National 1474  Exeter Book-Andrew Riley   


Diary for RDV425H

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1970 Built for:Western National 1474   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Seaton   
Jul 1975   Seaton Plymouth Bus Club  
Mar 1980   Somerset Area   
Apr 1980 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Aug 1980 Sold to:Kinross Plant    
Oct 1982 Sold to:Thornton    

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



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