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Bristol RE 16 XHN

16XHN was delivered as United Automobile's BRC16 during Jul 1964.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14513.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 222.012) 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.
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.
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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 RE16  London Ken Steley Click Here 
 United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile RE16 Jul 1968 Bishop Auckland SCT'61 Website Click Here 
**NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 1216      

Diary for 16XHN

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1964 Built for:United Automobile BRC16   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Jan 1966 Renumbered United Automobile RE16    
Jan 1969 Renumbered United Automobile 1216    
Mar 1975   Morpeth Gloucestershire's Buses  
By Mar 1976 Renumbered United Automobile 6116  Witton Fleetbooks  
Nov 1976   Stored (U)   
Jun 1977 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    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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