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Bristol RE AVX 962 B

AVX962B was delivered as Eastern National's 579 during Jan 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13722.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.008) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jun 1978.


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
**Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 401   Book-Bus Fayre   
 Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 401   Ashley Lennox-Kay Click Here 
 Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 401 Aug 1965 Morecambe SCT'61 Website Click Here 
**Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 1612   Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1612 4 Jul 1973 Southend Mike Street Click Here 
 NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1612 28 Aug 1973 Basildon SCT'61 Website Click Here 
 NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1612
   Rear View 
15 Jun 1974 Grays Steve Thoroughgood Click Here 

Diary for AVX962B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jan 1964 Built for:Eastern National 579  Originally registered LWC871, then 940LWC Eastern National Cream/Green coach 
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Eastern National 401  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Dec 1966   Clacton   
Dec 1970 Renumbered Eastern National 1612  Converted to DP
SCT'61 Website 
By Jul 1973 Repaint   SCT'61 Website NBC Green Bus livery 
28 Aug 1973   Basildon SCT'61 Website  
Oct 1975   Wood Green   
Nov 1975  Eastern National 1612  Converted to bus seats
SCT'61 Website 
Nov 1977 Withdrawn by:Eastern National    
May 1978 Sold to:Unidentified Dealer    
Jun 1978    Broken up for scrap   

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

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