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Bristol RE BNO 107 B

BNO107B was delivered as Eastern National's 597 during Mar 1964.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14151.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.044) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in May 1978.


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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.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 1606   Previously listed on eBay   
 Eastern National Green/Cream DP Eastern National 1606  Leigh on Sea    
 NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1606 1973 Tilbury SCT'61 Website Click Here 
**NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1606 2 Aug 1973 Southend SCT'61 Website Click Here 
 NBC Green Bus livery Eastern National 1606 29 Mar 1976 Wood Green Fray Bentos Click Here 

Diary for BNO107B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1964 Built for:Eastern National 597   Eastern National Green/Cream DP 
8 Aug 1964 Renumbered Eastern National 1606  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Dec 1966   Southend, Prittlewell   
By 1973 Repaint   SCT'61 Website NBC Green Bus livery 
1973   Brentwood SCT'61 Website  
Oct 1975   Brentwood   
29 Mar 1976   Brentwood Fray Bentos NBC Green Bus livery 
Apr 1977    Bradley Slater NBC Stock Book 1977  
By Dec 1977 Withdrawn by:Eastern National  SCT'61 Website  
Jan 1978 Sold to:Eastern Counties    
Feb 1978    Broken up for spares   
May 1978 Sold to:Jordan    

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

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