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Bristol RE BNO 103 B

BNO103B was delivered as Eastern National's 593 during Apr 1964.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14147.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.040) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in May 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 1602 Aug 1964 Colchester Book-The Bristol RE  Buy Book 
**Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 1602   Previously listed on eBay   
**NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1602      

Diary for BNO103B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1964 Built for:Eastern National 593   Eastern National Green/Cream DP 
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Eastern National 1602  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
May 1965 Sold to:Tillings Transport T1600  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
1 Jan 1966 Renumbered Tillings Transport T1640    
Sep 1967 Sold to:Eastern National 1602  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Oct 1975   Clacton   
Apr 1977 Sold to:Eastern Counties    
May 1977    Broken up for spares   

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

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