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Bristol RE 109 VHN

109VHN was delivered as United Automobile's BRC9 during Apr 1964.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14170.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.056) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

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


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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
 NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 6109 Jul 1978 Kirk Yetholm Dave A Flett Click Here 

Diary for 109VHN

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1964 Built for:United Automobile BRC9   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Jan 1966 Renumbered United Automobile RE9    
Jan 1969 Renumbered United Automobile 1209    
Mar 1975   Berwick Gloucestershire's Buses  
By Feb 1976 Renumbered United Automobile 6109  Witton Fleetbooks  
Feb 1976 Repaint    NBC Red/White DP 
Nov 1976   Wooler   
Nov 1977 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    
Dec 1977 Sold to:Lincolnshire    
Jan 1978    Broken up for spares   
Dec 1978 Sold to:Booth    

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

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