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Bristol RE BNO 104 B

BNO104B was delivered as Eastern National's 594 during Apr 1964.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14148.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.041) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Mar 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 594
   ECW Official photograph 
Apr 1964 Lowerstoft Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 594   Previously listed on eBay   
**Tilling DP livery Tillings Transport T1601   Book-Bristol - 100 years  Buy Book 
 NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1603 3 Jul 1973 Southend Mike Street Click Here 

Diary for BNO104B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1964 Built for:Eastern National 594   Eastern National Green/Cream DP 
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Eastern National 1603  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
May 1965 Sold to:Tillings Transport T1601  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
1 Jan 1966 Renumbered Tillings Transport T1641    
Sep 1967 Sold to:Eastern National 1603    
Oct 1975   Basildon   
Mar 1977 Withdrawn by:Eastern National    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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