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Bristol RE AVX 964 B

AVX964B was delivered as Eastern National's 581 during Jan 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13724.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.010) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

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


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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
**Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 403   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 403 6 Jun 1970 Cardiff Mike Street Click Here 
 Eastern National Cream/Green coach Tillings Transport 9403  Hereford    
 Blue/Cream Axe Vale Coaches (Bailey)   Bristol    
 Blue/Cream Dotesio International  6 Oct 1979 Bath Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 

Diary for AVX964B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jan 1964 Built for:Eastern National 581  Originally registered LWC873, then 942LWC Eastern National Cream/Green coach 
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Eastern National 403  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Dec 1966   Southend, Prittlewell   
1 Jan 1971 Sold to:Tillings Transport 9403  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
1 Jan 1971   Southend, Prittlewell The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
By Mar 1973 Repaint    NBC Express 
May 1974 Sold to:National Travel South East ISBN 1 8704 8400 2  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Jan 1976 Withdrawn by:National Travel South East    
Jun 1976 Reinstated     
Oct 1976 Withdrawn by:National Travel South East    
Sep 1977 Sold to:Axe Vale Coaches (Bailey)    
Aug 1978 Sold to:Dotesio International    
1 Sep 1980 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Blue 
By May 1984 Sold to:Miller (Arun Coaches)    
Jul 1984 Withdrawn by:Miller (Arun Coaches)    

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

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