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Bristol RE 105 VHN

105VHN was delivered as United Automobile's BRC5 during Feb 1964.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14166.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.037) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Feb 1978.


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
 United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile BRC5   southlancs Click Here 
**United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile BRC5  London    
**United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile 1205 Aug 1970  Transport Images Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 1205   Peter Horrex Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 6105      

Diary for 105VHN

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Feb 1964 Built for:United Automobile BRC5   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Jan 1966 Renumbered United Automobile RE5    
Jan 1969 Renumbered United Automobile 1205    
Mar 1975   Bishop Auckland Gloucestershire's Buses  
By Mar 1976 Renumbered United Automobile 6105  Witton Fleetbooks  
Nov 1976   Bishop Auckland   
Feb 1978 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    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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