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Bristol RE HDV 625 E

HDV625E was delivered as Southern National's 2366 during Mar 1967.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16624.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.045) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Apr 1981.
Ratby Engineering Bristol RELH/ECW coach HDV625E
Photo copyright: Cliff Essex 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Southern National 2366  London    
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2366 Jul 1970 Exeter Book-Glory - Royal Blue  Buy Book 
 Yellow Ratby Engineering  Oct 1979 Doncaster Cliff Essex Click here for photograph of HDV625E 
 Yellow North  2 Apr 1981 Sherburn in Elmet Adrian Griffith Click Here 

Diary for HDV625E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1967 Built for:Southern National 2366   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
25 Nov 1969 Sold to:Western National 2366    
Feb 1974   Bournemouth   
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
May 1977 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Jun 1977 Reinstated     
By Dec 1977 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Dec 1977 Sold to:North    
Dec 1977 Sold to:Ratby Engineering    
By Mar 1981 Sold to:North  Adrian Griffith Yellow 

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

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