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Bristol RE GWO 5 D

GWO5D was delivered as Red and White's RC566 during Feb 1966.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15914.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.019) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1979.


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Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC566 1968 Gloucester curly42 Click Here 
**Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC566  Gloucester    

Diary for GWO5D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Feb 1966 Built for:Red and White RC566   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
Feb 1966 Transfer  Cheltenham Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1974   Monmouth   
By May 1975 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
6 Aug 1975   Chepstow Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC7566    
Apr 1976   Chepstow   
Jan 1978 Withdrawn by:Red and White    
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RC7566  Not used in service  
Nov 1978 Sold to:Ensign    
Dec 1978 Sold to:Beckett    
Jan 1979    Broken up for scrap   

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

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