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Bristol RE SAX 8 G

SAX8G was delivered as Red and White's RC869 during Dec 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17474.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-191) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

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


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.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC869   the bus gallery Click Here 
 Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC869  Cardiff    
 NBC Express Red and White RC869  Cardiff    
**Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC5269 Dec 1976 Mansfield Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5269  Heathrow AEC Regent Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5269  Cardiff southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1345 Jan 1983 Pontypridd Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for SAX8G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Dec 1968 Built for:Red and White RC869   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
By Aug 1973 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
Jan 1974   Chepstow   
6 Aug 1975   Monmouth Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC5269    
Apr 1976   Monmouth   
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RC5269    
1 May 1978   Chepstow   
Apr 1979 Renumbered National Welsh RD5269    
Apr 1979   Bridgend   
Mar 1980   Bridgend   
Jun 1980   Bridgend   
Jun 1982   Bridgend   
1 Jan 1983 Renumbered National Welsh RD1345    
Oct 1983 Withdrawn by:National Welsh    
7 Oct 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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