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Bristol RE SAX 6 G

SAX6G was delivered as Red and White's RC669 during Dec 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17472.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-189) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1987.
 
 

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
 Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC669   Previously listed on eBay   
**Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC669 23 Jun 1969 Cardiff Mike Street Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5069   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5069  Exeter Andrew Riley Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5069 21 Jul 1979 Bristol we1330 Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1343  Porth Sou'wester Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1343  Swansea Woolfie Hills Click Here 
 Red Integrated Transport Group   Dinnington ijr65 Click Here 


Diary for SAX6G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Dec 1968 Built for:Red and White RC669   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
Feb 1973 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
Jan 1974   Chepstow   
6 Aug 1975   Monmouth Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC5069    
Apr 1976   Monmouth   
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RC5069    
1 May 1978   Aberdare   
May 1979 Renumbered National Welsh RD5069    
Mar 1980   Porth   
Jun 1980   Porth   
Feb 1981   Porth   
Jun 1982   Porth   
1 Jan 1983 Renumbered National Welsh RD1343    
By Nov 1983 Withdrawn by:National Welsh    
Nov 1983 Sold to:Ross on Wye Round Table    
20 Jul 1984 Sold to:Hereford and Worcester County Council    
(*) 1986 Sold to:Integrated Transport Group  ijr65  
8 Dec 1987 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.
Note: Where (*) is shown against a date, the date is unlikely to be accurate.



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