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Bristol RE 979 WAE

979WAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2133 during Jul 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14480.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.090) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Feb 1991.


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 2133  Bath    
 NBC CAG White/Magenta Bristol Omnibus 2133 Dec 1972 Bath Previously listed on eBay   
 White/Blue Morris   Morriston chucklebuster Click Here 
 White/Blue Morris    gmptemetropolitan Click Here 
 White/Blue Morris  Dec 1977 Morriston The Bus Station Click Here 
 White/Blue Morris  Dec 1977 Porthcawl Welsh Pete Click Here 
**White/Blue Morris  12 Aug 1979 Bristol Fray Bentos Click Here 
 White/Blue Morris  26 Feb 1983 Swansea Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 
     Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 

Diary for 979WAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1964 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2133 Bath  Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
Jan 1968 Transfer  Cheltenham Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1970 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1971 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1971 Transfer  Swindon Gloucestershire's Buses  
Apr 1972 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Apr 1972 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Dec 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Apr 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1974 Sold to:Western National 2305  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
By Dec 1976 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Jan 1977 Sold to:North    
May 1977 Sold to:Morris    
By Nov 1977 Repaint   The Bus Station White/Blue 
By 31 May 1984 Sold to:Cleverley    
27 Jan 1987 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: White 
By Feb 1991 Withdrawn by:Cleverley  TAG Fleet Index, Wales  

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

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