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Bristol RE ATA 102 B

ATA102B was delivered as Western National's 2358 during Jul 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14503.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.089) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Mar 1984.


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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
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2358  Exeter Alwyn Ladell Click Here 
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2358  Winchester    
**NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2358  London Ken Steley Click Here 
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2358 Oct 1969 London Rick2E Click Here 
**NBC Express Western National 2358 1973 London Book-The Green Years  Buy Book 
**Cream/Black Sherrin  13 Feb 1979 Taunton Fray Bentos Click Here 
**Cream/Black Sherrin   Minehead John Hembry Click Here 
 Cream/Black Sherrin  9 Mar 1979 Taunton Paul Webber Click Here 
 Cream/Black Sherrin  1980 Taunton pwgb Click Here 

Diary for ATA102B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1964 Built for:Western National 2358   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Bournemouth   
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
Dec 1978 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Feb 1979 Sold to:Sherrin    
Mar 1979 Repaint    Cream/Black 
Jan 1983 Sold to:Holt    
1 Mar 1984 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: White 

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

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