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Bristol RE 870 UAE

870UAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2124 during Mar 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13717.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.031) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1986.


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 2124  Marlborough John Hembry Click Here 
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2124  London Brian Bennett Click Here 
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2124 1970 Marlborough Book-Tribute to BOCL  Buy Book 
 Blue/Cream Greenhalgh (Runnymede Coaches)  1978 Hillingdon Steve Guess Click Here 
 Blue/Cream Greenhalgh (Runnymede Coaches)  May 1978 Brighton Steve Guess Click Here 

Diary for 870UAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1964 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2124   Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
May 1964 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1972 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
May 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Apr 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1974 Sold to:Western National 2304  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
By Dec 1976 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Jan 1977 Sold to:Asian Greyhound Ltd. (Swagman Overland Tours)  Not used in service  
Aug 1977 Sold to:Greenhalgh (Runnymede Coaches) No 3    
  Greenhalgh (Runnymede Coaches)  Named 'King George VI'  
Jan 1980  Greenhalgh (Runnymede Coaches) No 3    
Jul 1980 Withdrawn by:Greenhalgh (Runnymede Coaches)    
By May 1984 Sold to:Miller (Arun Coaches)    
Jun 1984 Sold to:Stoodley (Cavalier)    
1 Jul 1985 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Blue 
By Dec 1986 Withdrawn by:Stoodley (Cavalier)    

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

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