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Bristol RE 864 UAE

864UAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2118 during Mar 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13711.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.004) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 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.
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
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2118  Paignton Ken Steley Click Here 
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2118  Bath    
 Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2118 Oct 1969 London Rick2E Click Here 
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2118 Nov 1970 Bristol Book-Bristol - 100 years  Buy Book 
**NBC CAG White/Magenta Bristol Omnibus 2118   Previously listed on eBay   
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2118  Bath Book-Tribute to BOCL  Buy Book 
 NBC Express Western National 2306 1976 Cardiff Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for 864UAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1964 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2118   Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
May 1964 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Apr 1969 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1969 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Apr 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Jan 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Feb 1973 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1973 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jun 1974 Sold to:Western National 2306  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975   Exeter Plymouth Bus Club  
By Dec 1976 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Jan 1977 Sold to:Hants and Dorset    
Jan 1977    Broken up for spares   

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

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