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Bristol RE BBD 258 B

BBD258B was delivered as United Counties's 258 during Sep 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14522.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 222.020) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1981.
United Counties Bristol RELH/ECW coach BBD258B
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**United Counties Green Bus United Counties 258 21 Oct 1964 London Carl Berry Click here for photograph of BBD258B 
 United Counties Cream/Green coach United Counties 258 Aug 1969 London Rick2E Click Here 
 United Counties Green/Cream DP United Counties 258  Bournemouth    
 NBC Express United Counties 258 Oct 1977  Dave A Flett Click Here 
 NBC Express United Counties 258 21 May 1980 Luton leyland bus Click Here 

Diary for BBD258B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Sep 1964 Built for:United Counties 258    
Feb 1975 Repaint    NBC Express 
Nov 1975   Kettering   
Dec 1979   Huntingdon   
May 1980 Transfer  Stored (UC)   
Oct 1980 Withdrawn by:United Counties    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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