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Bristol RE HDV 642 E

HDV642E was delivered as Western National's 2367 during Mar 1967.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16625.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.046) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in 1996.


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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
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2367  London    

Diary for HDV642E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1967 Built for:Western National 2367   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Plymouth   
Jul 1975   Ilfracombe Plymouth Bus Club  
May 1977 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Jul 1977 Reinstated Western National 2367    
Apr 1978 Withdrawn by:Western National    
May 1978 Sold to:Martin    
By Dec 1979 Sold to:Wright    
Jan 1980      
By Jul 1993 Sold to:Hobbs & Brazier  Reliable Bristol, 2nd Edition  
By 1996 Sold to:  Last reported in 1996
Rob Sly's site 

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

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