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Bristol RE 101 VHN

101VHN was delivered as United Automobile's BRC1 during Jan 1964.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14162.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.033) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

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


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
**United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile BRC1   Book-Bristol Story  Buy Book 
**United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile BRC1  Leaming Bar Nick Blurton Click Here 
**United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile BRC1 Jun 1964 Doncaster Book-Buses Magazine   
**United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile BRC1 Dec 1964 Doncaster Book-Years before National   
 United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile 1201      
 NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 1201   Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 1201 25 May 1974 London Alan Snatt Click Here 

Diary for 101VHN

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jan 1964 Built for:United Automobile BRC1   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Jan 1966 Renumbered United Automobile RE1    
Jan 1969 Renumbered United Automobile 1201    
Mar 1975   Stokesley Gloucestershire's Buses  
By Mar 1976 Renumbered United Automobile 6101  Witton Fleetbooks  
Nov 1976   Stored (U)   
Feb 1977 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    

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

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