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Bristol RE 865 UAE

865UAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2119 during Mar 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13712.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.005) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Apr 1984.


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 2119  London Book-The Green Years  Buy Book 
 Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2119  Brighton Brian Bennett Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2119  Southampton Nigel Frampton Click Here 
 NBC Express Western National 2312  Exeter chucklebuster Click Here 
 Pink/White Griffiths (Battersbys Coach Hire)    Previously listed on eBay   
**Pink/White Griffiths (Battersbys Coach Hire)   Blackpool John Law Click Here 

Diary for 865UAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1964 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2119   Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
May 1964 Transfer  Gloucester Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1964 Transfer  Cheltenham Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1966 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Dec 1966 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1968 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1969 Transfer  Cheltenham Gloucestershire's Buses  
Feb 1970 Transfer  Swindon Gloucestershire's Buses  
Mar 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Apr 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
May 1973 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1973 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Feb 1974 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
Sep 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1974 Sold to:Western National 2312  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975   Plymouth Plymouth Bus Club  
By Dec 1976 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Jan 1977 Sold to:North    
Feb 1977 Sold to:Griffiths (Battersbys Coach Hire)    
Oct 1982 Sold to:North Cornwall Cars    
28 Jan 1984 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Pink 
Feb 1984 Sold to:Sykes    
By Apr 1984    Broken up for scrap   

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

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