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Bristol RE 374 GWN

374GWN was delivered as United Welsh's 17 during Jan 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13738.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.026) was powered by a Gardner 6HLW engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Aug 1991.
United Welsh Bristol RELH/ECW coach 374GWN
Photo copyright: Ken Evans 


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 Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 17
   ECW Official photograph 
Jan 1964 Lowerstoft Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 17   Book-Midland and West 1970  Buy Book 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 17 Jun 1964 Bognor Regis Book-Buses since 1945   
**United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 51 6 Sep 1969 Cardiff Mike Street Click Here 
 United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach United Welsh 51 1 Aug 1970 Aberystwyth Ken Evans Click here for photograph of 374GWN 
**South Wales Cream/Red South Wales 155      
 NBC Express South Wales 155   southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Express South Wales 155 20 Apr 1973 Swansea Mike Street Click Here 
 Cream/Red Walker   Doncaster chucklebuster Click Here 
 Cream/Red Walker    gmptemetropolitan Click Here 
 White Cortina Windows  8 May 1983 Sandwell Mike Street Click Here 
** Walton   Bromyard wactonbus Click Here 
 White Walton  1988 Bromyard beckingtonian Click Here 

Diary for 374GWN

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jan 1964 Built for:United Welsh 17   United Welsh Cream/Maroon coach 
By Mar 1965 Renumbered United Welsh 51    
Nov 1970 Renumbered United Welsh 155    
Jan 1971 Sold to:South Wales 155    
Jan 1974   Pontadawe   
Apr 1976   Stored (SW)   
Aug 1976 Sold to:Walker    
 Repaint   chucklebuster Cream/Red 
By Mar 1978 Sold to:North    
By Mar 1978 Sold to:Fairclough  As Exhibition Unit  
Jul 1978 Sold to:Reardon Plant Ltd    
Aug 1978 Repaint    2 Blues 
Oct 1979 Sold to:North    
9 May 1982 Sold to:Cortina Windows    
(*) 1987 Sold to:Walton  wactonbus  
By Aug 1991 Sold to:Vitar    

Owners shown above in Green are preservationists, Red are dealers, Blue for PSV use and brown for None-PSV.
Note: Where (*) is shown against a date, the date is unlikely to be accurate.

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