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Bristol RE GWO 7 D

GWO7D was delivered as Red and White's RC766 during Mar 1966.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15916.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.042) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1982.


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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 RC766  Cheltenham Bus and Coach Photos Click Here 
**Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC766  London Ken Steley Click Here 
 Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC766 1972 Salisbury Nigel Frampton Click Here 
 Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC766 Jul 1972 Nottingham Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Express Red and White RC766  Chester AJA118 Click Here 
 White/Orange/Brown Morris (CK Coaches)       
 White/Brown Solitaire    Book-BRISTOL RE 40   

Diary for GWO7D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1966 Built for:Red and White RC766   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
Mar 1966 Transfer  Cheltenham Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1974   Monmouth   
By May 1974 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
6 Aug 1975   Cardiff, Gelligaer Street Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC7766    
Apr 1976   Chepstow   
Jan 1978 Withdrawn by:Red and White    
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RC7766  Not used in service  
Nov 1978 Sold to:Ensign    
Feb 1979 Sold to:Morris (CK Coaches)    
Nov 1980 Sold to:Solitaire    
Sep 1981 Sold to:Welsh Ambassadors Jazz Band    
Aug 1982 Sold to:Hartwood Exports    
Sep 1982 Sold to:Richards    
Sep 1982 Sold to:Thornton    

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

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