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Bristol RE AOO 18 B

AOO18B was delivered to Tillings Transport during Jan 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13679.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.025) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1977.


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
**Tilling coach livery Tillings Transport 
   ECW Official photograph 
Jan 1964 Lowerstoft Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
** Tillings Transport T440 Dec 1964  Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 1613      
 NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1613   southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1613 15 Jun 1974 Dartford Steve Thoroughgood Click Here 

Diary for AOO18B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jan 1964 Built for:Tillings Transport  Originally registered NWC18 Tilling coach livery 
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Tillings Transport T400  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
1 Jan 1966 Renumbered Tillings Transport T440    
1 Feb 1970 Sold to:Eastern National 422  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
1 Jan 1971 Renumbered Eastern National 1613    
Mar 1973 Repaint    NBC Green Bus livery 
Oct 1975   Southend, Prittlewell   
Jan 1977 Withdrawn by:Eastern National    

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

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