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Bristol RE SAX 3 G

SAX3G was delivered as Red and White's RC369 during Nov 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17469.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-186) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Apr 1994.


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 and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC369  London Nigel Frampton Click Here 
 NBC Express Red and White RC369   Bus Preservation Click Here 
 NBC Express Red and White RC369  Weymouth    
 NBC Express Red and White RC4769  London kwk33f Click Here 
 NBC Express National Welsh RC4769  Birkenhead    
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD4769 10 May 1980 Bristol we1330 Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1341  Cwmbran Ian Kirby Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1341  Cardiff Ian Trotter Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1341  Cardiff    
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1341 10 Aug 1983 Cardiff Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1341 Feb 1984 Monmouth southlancs Click Here 
**NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1341 Apr 1984 Hereford Ian Kirby Click Here 

Diary for SAX3G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Nov 1968 Built for:Red and White RC369   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
Jan 1974   Cardiff, Gelligaer Street   
By Sep 1974 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
6 Aug 1975   Cardiff, Gelligaer Street Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC4769    
Apr 1976   Monmouth   
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RC4769    
1 May 1978   Stored (NW)   
By Oct 1979 Renumbered National Welsh RD4769    
Oct 1979 Repaint National Welsh RC4769   NBC Red/White DP 
Mar 1980  National Welsh RD4769 Barry   
Jun 1980   Barry   
Feb 1981   Barry   
Apr 1981 Transfer  Cwmbran   
Apr 1981 Transfer  Aberdare   
Jun 1982   Cwmbran   
1 Jan 1983 Renumbered National Welsh RD1341    
Feb 1984 Transfer  Chepstow   
Apr 1984   Chepstow   
May 1984 Withdrawn by:National Welsh    
By Aug 1984 Sold to:Annetts    
Nov 1984 Sold to:Maypole Garage    
By Apr 1994 Sold to:Highfield St Aidens Morris Dancers  Reliable Bristol, 4th Edition  

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

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