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Bristol RE BNO 102 B

BNO102B was delivered as Eastern National's 592 during Jan 1964.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14146.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.039) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Nov 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 592  London Stuart Bell Click Here 
**Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 592 18 May 1964 Clacton on Sea SCT'61 Website Click Here 
 NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1601   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1601  Southend Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for BNO102B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jan 1964 Built for:Eastern National 592   Eastern National Green/Cream DP 
18 May 1964   Southend, Prittlewell SCT'61 Website  
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Eastern National 1601  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Dec 1966   Clacton   
Oct 1975   Southend, Prittlewell   
Apr 1977    Bradley Slater NBC Stock Book 1977  
By Nov 1977 Withdrawn by:Eastern National    

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

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