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Bristol RE ATA 103 B

ATA103B was delivered as Western National's 2359 during Jul 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14504.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.094) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1979.


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
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2359  London Ken Steley Click Here 
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2359 Oct 1969 London Rick2E Click Here 
**NBC Express Western National 2359      
 White/Red Top Deck (Argas Persicus)  Dec 1978 Norway Rob Sly's site Click Here 
     Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 White/Red Top Deck (Argas Persicus)   Moscow, Russia Rob Sly's site Click Here 

Diary for ATA103B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1964 Built for:Western National 2359   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   St Austell   
Jul 1975   Helston Plymouth Bus Club  
Nov 1977 Withdrawn by:Western National    
By Feb 1978 Sold to:Sykes    
By Dec 1978 Sold to:Top Deck (Argas Persicus)  Rob Sly's site  
By Dec 1978  Top Deck (Argas Persicus)  Named 'Ghona'
Rob Sly's site 
By Dec 1979 Sold to:Sykes    

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

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