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Bristol RE HDV 645 E

HDV645E was delivered as Western National's 2370 during Mar 1967.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16628.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.049) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jun 1991.


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.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2370  Newmarket Ken Steley Click Here 
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2370  Newmarket Ken Steley Click Here 
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2370  London    
 NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2370  Southampton Nigel Frampton Click Here 
 NBC Express Western National 2370   Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for HDV645E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1967 Built for:Western National 2370   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Bournemouth   
Jul 1975   Barnstaple Plymouth Bus Club  
Dec 1977 Withdrawn by:Western National    
By Nov 1978 Sold to:6th Newtonards Scouts    
By Mar 1980 Sold to:St Patrick's Gaelic Athletic Club  Rob Sly's site  
Jun 1991 Withdrawn by:St Patrick's Gaelic Athletic Club  Rob Sly's site  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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