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Bristol RE ABD 251 B

ABD251B was delivered as United Counties's 251 during Mar 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14159.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.051) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1981.


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 United Counties Green/Cream DP United Counties 251      
**United Counties Green Bus United Counties 251  Nottingham Rick2E Click Here 
**United Counties Green Bus United Counties 251 1966 London beckingtonian Click Here 

Diary for ABD251B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1964 Built for:United Counties 251    
Aug 1969 Repaint    United Counties Green/Cream DP 
Oct 1974 Repaint    NBC Green/White DP 
Nov 1975   Rushden   
Dec 1979   Kettering   
Nov 1980 Withdrawn by:United Counties    
Jan 1981 Sold to:Rollinson    

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

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