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Bristol RE 866 UAE

866UAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2120 during Mar 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13713.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.006) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Aug 1983.


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
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2120  London Previously listed on eBay   
 Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2120 Apr 1966 London Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 NBC CAG White/Magenta Bristol Omnibus 2120  Marlborough Book-South West 1970  Buy Book 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2120  Bath    
 NBC Express Western National 2309  Weymouth    
 White/Blue North Cornwall Cars    Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 White/Blue North Cornwall Cars  23 Oct 1981 Launceston Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for 866UAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1964 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2120   Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
May 1964 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1968 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Apr 1969 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jun 1969 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1971 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Feb 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Sep 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Oct 1973 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1974 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
May 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1974 Sold to:Western National 2309  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
Nov 1977 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Jan 1978 Sold to:Sykes    
Apr 1978 Sold to:Top Deck (Argas Persicus)    
May 1978  Top Deck (Argas Persicus)  Named 'Rhea'  
Aug 1979 Sold to:North Cornwall Cars    
Jun 1983 Sold to:Sykes    
13 Jun 1983 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: White 
By Aug 1983    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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