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Bristol RE BNO 105 B

BNO105B was delivered as Eastern National's 595 during Apr 1964.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14149.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.042) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in May 1977.
Eastern National Bristol RELH/ECW coach BNO105B
Photo copyright: ABC Coach Guides 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 595 Apr 1964 London SCT'61 Website Click Here 
**Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 595 7 Aug 1964 Purfleet ABC Coach Guides Click here for photograph of BNO105B 
**Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 1604  Southend SCT'61 Website Click Here 
**Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 1604   Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for BNO105B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1964 Built for:Eastern National 595   Eastern National Green/Cream DP 
Apr 1964   Basildon SCT'61 Website  
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Eastern National 1604  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Dec 1966   Chelmsford   
By Aug 1973 Repaint    NBC Green Bus livery 
Oct 1975   Basildon   
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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