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Bristol RE BNO 101 B

BNO101B was delivered as Eastern National's 591 during Jan 1964.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14145.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.038) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1977.


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 Green/Cream DP Eastern National 591 Apr 1964 London SCT'61 Website Click Here 
**Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 1600      
 NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1600  Southend Mooky Dog Click Here 
**NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1600 20 Dec 1976 Southend SCT'61 Website Click Here 

Diary for BNO101B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jan 1964 Built for:Eastern National 591   Eastern National Green/Cream DP 
Apr 1964   Southend, Prittlewell SCT'61 Website  
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Eastern National 1600  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Dec 1966   Southend, Prittlewell   
By Aug 1973 Repaint    NBC Green Bus livery 
Oct 1975   Stored (EN)   
Apr 1977    Bradley Slater NBC Stock Book 1977  
By Dec 1977 Withdrawn by:Eastern National  SCT'61 Website  

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

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