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Bristol RE HHN 723 D

HHN723D was delivered as United Automobile's RE23 during Apr 1966.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15927.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.106) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jun 1979.
United Automobile Bristol RELH/ECW coach HHN723D
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile RE23  Bishop Auckland    
 United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile 1223 13 Apr 1975 Middlesborough Carl Berry Click here for photograph of HHN723D 
 NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 6123 Jun 1978 Redcar Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Red/White DP Booth 
   At CF Booth scrapyard 
23 Jun 1979 Aston Adrian Griffith Click Here 

Diary for HHN723D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1966 Built for:United Automobile RE23   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Jan 1969 Renumbered United Automobile 1223    
Mar 1975   Middlesborough Gloucestershire's Buses  
By Mar 1976 Renumbered United Automobile 6123  Witton Fleetbooks  
Nov 1976   Redcar   
Mar 1979 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    
Jun 1979 Sold to:Booth  Adrian Griffith  

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

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