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Bristol RE 106 VHN

106VHN was delivered as United Automobile's BRC6 during Apr 1964.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14167.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.053) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jun 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.
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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 BRC6
   ECW Official photograph 
Apr 1964 Lowerstoft Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile 1206  Glasgow    
 NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 6106   ibptsfelixstowe Click Here 

Diary for 106VHN

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1964 Built for:United Automobile BRC6   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Jan 1966 Renumbered United Automobile RE6    
Jan 1969 Renumbered United Automobile 1206    
Mar 1975   Whitley Bay Gloucestershire's Buses  
By Mar 1976 Renumbered United Automobile 6106  Witton Fleetbooks  
Nov 1976   Wooler   
Jun 1977 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    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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