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Bristol RE 976 WAE

976WAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2130 during Jul 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14477.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.083) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Oct 1979.


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 2130 1 Apr 1968 Southend Ken Steley Click Here 
 Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2130  Cheltenham Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Express Western National 2308  Torquay WyeDevon Click Here 
**NBC Express Western National 2308 Aug 1974  Book-PSV Circle Fleet History   
 White/Yellow Bleanch       

Diary for 976WAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1964 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2130 Bristol, Lawrence Hill  Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
Nov 1966 Transfer  Bristol, Marlborough Street Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1967 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
May 1972 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1973 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jun 1973 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Dec 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Jan 1974 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1974 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jun 1974 Sold to:Western National 2308  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975   Ilfracombe Plymouth Bus Club  
By Jan 1978 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Feb 1978 Sold to:North    
Apr 1978 Sold to:Bleanch    
Sep 1979 Sold to:Sykes    
Oct 1979 Sold to:Askin    

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

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