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Bristol RE SAX 5 G

SAX5G was delivered as Red and White's RC569 during Dec 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17471.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-188) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

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

Photographs

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
 NBC Express Red and White RC569 27 Sep 1972 Cardiff Mike Street Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD4969 Apr 1979 Cardiff Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD4969  Bridgend    
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD4969   ijr65 Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD4969  Bridgend Ian Trotter Click Here 
**NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD4969  Cardiff    
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD4969 Dec 1980 Bridgend Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1342  Cardiff Bus Preservation Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1342 Aug 1983 Cardiff Previously listed on eBay   


Diary for SAX5G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Dec 1968 Built for:Red and White RC569   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
By Aug 1972 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
Jan 1974   Chepstow   
6 Aug 1975   Monmouth Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC4969    
Apr 1976   Monmouth   
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RC4969    
1 May 1978   Aberdare   
Apr 1979  National Welsh RD4969 Bridgend   
By Oct 1979 Renumbered     
Mar 1980   Bridgend   
Jun 1980   Bridgend   
Nov 1980 Transfer  Bridgend   
Jun 1982   Bridgend   
1 Jan 1983 Renumbered National Welsh RD1342    
By Oct 1983 Withdrawn by:National Welsh    
By Nov 1983 Sold to:Ripley    
24 Nov 1983 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Red 

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



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