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Bristol RE 868 UAE

868UAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2122 during Mar 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13715.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.029) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1975.


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 2122   Book-NBC Formation  Buy Book 
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2122 25 Jan 1966 London Ken Steley Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2122 21 Apr 1973 London Alan Snatt Click Here 

Diary for 868UAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1964 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2122   Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
May 1964 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Feb 1970 Transfer  Swindon Gloucestershire's Buses  
Feb 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Mar 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  
Mar 1974 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
Aug 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Nov 1974 Sold to:Western National  Gloucestershire's Buses  
By Dec 1975    Broken up for spares
Gloucestershire's Buses 

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

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