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Bristol RE AEL 7 B

AEL7B was delivered as Hants and Dorset's 899 during Jun 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14489.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.075) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jul 1976.


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.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Hants and Dorset Cream/Green Hants and Dorset 899      
 Hants and Dorset Cream/Green Hants and Dorset 1052   southlancs Click Here 
**NBC Red/White DP Hants and Dorset 1052   Raymond Smith Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP Hants and Dorset 1052  Bournemouth Alwyn Ladell Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP Hants and Dorset 1052 1974 Southampton southlancs Click Here 

Diary for AEL7B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jun 1964 Built for:Hants and Dorset 899   Hants and Dorset Cream/Green 
By Sep 1971 Renumbered Hants and Dorset 1052    
25 Jul 1976 Withdrawn by:Hants and Dorset  Destroyed in Bournemouth coach station fire  

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

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