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Bristol RE KHW 311 E

KHW311E was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2042 during Jun 1967.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16573.
When built it was fitted with a 'T piece' destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.085) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1981.


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.
For pictures in books click on the copyright link for more information.
** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2042
   ECW Official photograph 
Jun 1967 Lowerstoft Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2042  Cambridge Book-Ken Steley   
**Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2042 1971 Gloucester Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Green Bus livery Bristol Omnibus 2437 4 May 1979 Bristol Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 
 NBC Green Bus livery Bristol Omnibus 2437      

Diary for KHW311E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jun 1967 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2042 Cheltenham  Bristol Green/Cream DP 
Oct 1967 Transfer  Gloucester Gloucestershire's Buses  
Aug 1974 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Feb 1979 Transfer Bristol Omnibus 2437 Gloucester Gloucestershire's Buses  
1 Feb 1979 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green Bus livery 
2 Feb 1979 Renumbered   Gloucestershire's Buses  
31 Jul 1980 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Sep 1981 Sold to:Cowley    

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

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