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Bristol RE 1384 R

1384R was delivered as Midland General's 30 during May 1964.

It had 51 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14155.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel, with a rear destination panel as well, and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.048) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Aug 1977.

A model of this vehicle was produced by EFE (number 32204),details from http://www.britishmodelbuses.com/ or Buy it on ebay.
 
 

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
**Midland General Cream/Black Midland General 30
   ECW Official photograph 
May 1964 Lowerstoft Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**Midland General Cream/Black Midland General 30  London    
**Midland General Cream/Black Midland General 30  London Ken Steley Click Here 
**Midland General Cream/Black Midland General 30  Northampton LowlanderLR3 Click Here 
**Midland General Cream/Black Midland General 30  London    
**Midland General Cream/Black Midland General 30 1968 Weymouth Book-Bus Monographs 5  Buy Book 
 Midland General Cream/Black Midland General 30 1968  Book-Heyday of the Bristol RE  Buy Book 
 Midland General Cream/Blue Midland General 130 22 Mar 1969 London Alan Snatt Click Here 
**NBC Express Midland General 265      


Diary for 1384R

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1964 Built for:Midland General 30   Midland General Cream/Black 
Jan 1969 Renumbered Midland General 130    
Dec 1972 Renumbered Midland General 265    
Nov 1975  Midland General 30 Alfreton   
By Jan 1976 Renumbered   Witton Fleetbooks  
Jan 1977 Sold to:Trent 30  Witton Fleetbooks  
Aug 1977 Sold to:Kinross Plant    

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



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