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Bristol RE ATA 101 B

ATA101B was delivered as Western National's 2357 during Jul 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14502.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.088) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1979.

A model of this vehicle was produced by EFE (number 99705),details from or Buy it on ebay.


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

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2357  Paignton Ken Steley Click Here 
**NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2357   Bus Preservation Click Here 
 NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2357   Bus Preservation Click Here 
**NBC Express Western National 2357      
 White/Blue Miller (Arun Coaches)    Bus Preservation Click Here 
 White/Blue Askin  15 Sep 1979 Barnsley Trackyman Click Here 

Diary for ATA101B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1964 Built for:Western National 2357   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Bournemouth   
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
Apr 1977    Witton Fleetbooks  
By Dec 1977 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Dec 1977 Sold to:North    
Dec 1977 Sold to:Miller (Arun Coaches)    
By Mar 1979 Sold to:Lontax    
Apr 1979 Sold to:Sykes    
By 14 Sep 1979 Sold to:Askin  Trackyman  

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

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