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Bristol RE AVX 966 B

AVX966B was delivered as Eastern National's 583 during Mar 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 13726.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.014) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in May 1984.
Axe Vale Coaches (Bailey) Bristol RELH/ECW coach AVX966B
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 583  Keswick Phillip White Click Here 
**Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 405   Previously listed on eBay   
**NBC Express National Travel South East 9405
   Mascot National fleetnames 
Jul 1974 Dover Book-NBC Early Years  Buy Book 
 NBC Express National Travel South East  Aug 1975 Coventry Book-Heyday of the Bristol RE  Buy Book 
 White/Green Axe Vale Coaches (Bailey)    Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AVX966B 
**Blue/Cream Axe Vale Coaches (Bailey)   Cherbourg chrispit1955 Click Here 
 Blue/Cream Axe Vale Coaches (Bailey)   Salisbury BourneFree Click Here 
**Blue/Cream Axe Vale Coaches (Bailey)  8 Mar 1980 Biddisham Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AVX966B 
 White/Blue North Cornwall Cars       

Diary for AVX966B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1964 Built for:Eastern National 583  Originally registered LWC875, then 944LWC Eastern National Cream/Green coach 
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Eastern National 405  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Dec 1966   Southend, Prittlewell   
1 Jan 1971 Sold to:Tillings Transport 9405  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Jan 1976 Withdrawn by:National Travel South East    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Oct 1976 Withdrawn by:National Travel South East    
By Apr 1977 Sold to:Crowther (Black Prince)    
By Dec 1979 Sold to:Axe Vale Coaches (Bailey)    
By Apr 1984 Withdrawn by:North Cornwall Cars  Michael Lambert  
3 Apr 1984 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Cream 
By 13 May 1984 Sold to:Sykes  Michael Lambert  

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

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