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Bristol RE 839 SUO

839SUO was delivered as Western National's 2353 during Jun 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14498.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.066) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jun 1982.


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.
For pictures in books click on the copyright link for more information.
** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2353   Book-ECW  Buy Book 
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2353  London    
**NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2353   Previously listed on eBay   
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2353 2 Aug 1970 Yeovil Book-Royal Blue Days  Buy Book 

Diary for 839SUO

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jun 1964 Built for:Western National 2353   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Bournemouth   
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
Mar 1978 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Apr 1978 Sold to:Silcox 21    
Jun 1980      
By Jun 1982 Withdrawn by:Silcox    

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

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