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Bristol RE GWO 9 D

GWO9D was delivered as Red and White's RC966 during Mar 1966.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15918.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.045) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Feb 1984.

A model of this vehicle was produced by EFE (number 32303),details from or Buy it on ebay.


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
**Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC966 Jul 1971 Nottingham Book-Prestige Assoc Motor   
 Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC966 1972  21c101 Click Here 
**Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC966 25 Jun 1972 Nottingham LowlanderLR3 Click Here 
 NBC Express Red and White RC966  Aust    
 NBC Express Red and White RC7966      
 Red/White/Blue Allen  27 Mar 1981 Plymouth Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for GWO9D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1966 Built for:Red and White RC966   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
Mar 1966 Transfer  Cheltenham Gloucestershire's Buses  
By Jul 1973 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
Jan 1974   Monmouth   
6 Aug 1975   Monmouth Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC7966    
Apr 1976   Monmouth   
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RC7966    
By May 1978 Withdrawn by:National Welsh  Witton Fleetbooks  
Jun 1978 Sold to:Ebdon    
Nov 1978 Sold to:Ensign    
(*) 26 Mar 1981 Sold to:Allen  Photos listed on ebay  
Apr 1981 Sold to:North Cornwall Cars    
Feb 1984 Sold to:Sykes    
3 Feb 1984 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Black 

Owners shown above in Green are preservationists, Red are dealers, Blue for PSV use and brown for None-PSV.
Note: Where (*) is shown against a date, the date is unlikely to be accurate.

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