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Bristol RE JHN 27 D

JHN27D was delivered as United Automobile's RE27 during Apr 1966.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15931.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.113) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1978.


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

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile RE27 Apr 1966 Lowerstoft Book-ECW Retrospect  Buy Book 
 United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile RE27  London Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile RE27      
 United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile 1227  Barnard Castle AJA118 Click Here 
 United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile 1227  Barnard Castle AJA118 Click Here 
 United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile 1227 27 Jul 1972 Blackpool Mike Street Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 6127 31 Dec 1977 York Alistair Holt/Keith Holt Click Here 

Diary for JHN27D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1966 Built for:United Automobile RE27   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Jan 1969 Renumbered United Automobile 1227    
Mar 1975   Sedgefield Gloucestershire's Buses  
By Mar 1976 Renumbered United Automobile 6127  Witton Fleetbooks  
By 31 Dec 1977 Repaint   Alistair Holt/Keith Holt NBC Red/White DP 
Nov 1978 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    
Dec 1978 Sold to:Booth    

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

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