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Bristol RE 393 TUO

393TUO was delivered as Western National's 2355 during Jun 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14500.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.076) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1980.


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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
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2355   Showbus Click Here 
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2355  Exeter Ken Steley Click Here 
 NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2355   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2355 Aug 1969 Exeter return2layerroad Click Here 

Diary for 393TUO

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jun 1964 Built for:Western National 2355   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Bournemouth   
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
By Nov 1977 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Dec 1977 Sold to:North    
By Jan 1978 Sold to:Robinson    
Jan 1980 Withdrawn by:Robinson    

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

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