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Bristol RE SAX 2 G

SAX2G was delivered as Red and White's RC269 during Nov 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17468.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-185) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Mar 1983.

A model of this vehicle was produced by EFE (number 99709),details from or Buy it on ebay.
Red and White Bristol RELH/ECW coach SAX2G
Photo copyright: Nigel Frampton 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Red and White Cream/Red (3) Red and White RC269  Southampton Nigel Frampton Click here for photograph of SAX2G 
 Red and White Cream/Red (3) Red and White RC269   southlancs Click Here 
 Red and White Cream/Red (3) Red and White RC269  Cardiff    
 NBC Express National Welsh RC4669   Ian Trotter Click Here 
 NBC Express National Welsh RD4669 30 Jun 1979  Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD4669  Cwmbran    
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD4669  Cwmbran    
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD4669 1981 Cardiff Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for SAX2G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Nov 1968 Built for:Red and White RC269   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
 Repaint   Nigel Frampton Red and White Cream/Red (3) 
Jan 1974   Cardiff, Gelligaer Street   
By Sep 1974 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
6 Aug 1975   Aberdare Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC4669    
Apr 1976   Aberdare   
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RC4669    
1 May 1978   Brynmawr   
Nov 1979 Repaint National Welsh RD4669   NBC Red/White DP 
Dec 1979 Renumbered     
Mar 1980   Cwmbran   
Jun 1980   Cwmbran   
Apr 1981 Transfer  Cwmbran   
Jun 1982   Cwmbran   
Dec 1982 Withdrawn by:National Welsh    
1 Jan 1983 Renumbered National Welsh RD1340  Not used in service  
By 16 Mar 1983 Sold to:Ripley    

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

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