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Bristol RE 1386 R

1386R was delivered as Midland General's 32 during May 1964.

It had 51 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14157.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel, with a rear destination panel as well, and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.050) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Apr 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
 Midland General Blue/Cream Midland General 32  Sutton in Ashfield Previously listed on eBay   
**Midland General Cream/Black Midland General 32   Previously listed on eBay   
**Midland General Cream/Black Midland General 32 Nov 1967 London Book-The Bristol RE  Buy Book 
**Midland General Cream/Black Midland General 32
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Nov 1967  Book-The Bristol RE  Buy Book 
 Midland General Cream/Blue Midland General 132 22 Sep 1972 London Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 NBC Express Midland General 132 1974  21c101 Click Here 

Diary for 1386R

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1964 Built for:Midland General 32   Midland General Cream/Black 
Jan 1969 Renumbered Midland General 132    
Dec 1972 Renumbered Midland General 267    
Nov 1975  Midland General 31 Mansfield   
By Jan 1976 Renumbered   Witton Fleetbooks  
Apr 1977 Withdrawn by:Midland General    

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

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