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Bristol RE 971 WAE

971WAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2125 during May 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14472.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.059) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Nov 1980.


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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 2125  Gloucester    
 NBC CAG White/Magenta Bristol Omnibus 2125  Bristol Previously listed on eBay   
**NBC Express Western National 2314  Basingstoke    
**NBC Express Western National 2314  Plymouth Book-Andrew Riley   

Diary for 971WAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1964 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2125 Weston super Mare  Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
Dec 1965 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Apr 1966 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1966 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1966 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1967 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1967 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1968 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Jan 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Jun 1974 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
Aug 1974 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Sep 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1974 Sold to:Western National 2314  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
By Jun 1976 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Jun 1976  Western National  Used as Seat store at Laira, Plymouth garage  
Sep 1980 Sold to:Rundle    
By Nov 1980    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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