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Bristol RE BBD 257 B

BBD257B was delivered as United Counties's 257 during Sep 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14521.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 222.019) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1981.


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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**United Counties Green Bus United Counties 257  London    
**NBC Express United Counties 257  Luton John Law Click Here 
 NBC Express United Counties 257      
 NBC Express United Counties 257 20 Apr 1977 Dunstable leyland bus Click Here 

Diary for BBD257B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Sep 1964 Built for:United Counties 257    
Jun 1971 Repaint    United Counties Green/Cream DP 
Aug 1975 Repaint    NBC Express 
Nov 1975   Luton   
Dec 1979   Luton   
Oct 1980 Withdrawn by:United Counties    
Jan 1981 Sold to:Rollinson    

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

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