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Bristol RE KHW 312 E

KHW312E was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2043 during Jun 1967.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16574.
When built it was fitted with a 'T piece' destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.086) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jun 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.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2043  Oxford    
 Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2043 4 May 1969 Brighton David Mant Click Here 
 Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2043 1973 Oxford Transport Images Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2043  Oxford John Law Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2043
   Rear View 
 Oxford AJA118 Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2043 May 1975 Oxford Steve Annells Click Here 
**NBC Green Bus livery Bristol Omnibus 2438  Bath Book-BOCL Fleet List   
 NBC Green Bus livery Bristol Omnibus 2438 9 Sep 1979 Bristol we1330 Click Here 

Diary for KHW312E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jun 1967 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2043 Swindon  Bristol Green/Cream DP 
Oct 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Jan 1979 Transfer Bristol Omnibus 2438 Bristol, Marlborough Street Gloucestershire's Buses  
23 Jan 1979 Renumbered   Gloucestershire's Buses  
Feb 1979 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green Bus livery 
30 Sep 1980 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Feb 1981 Sold to:Ensign    
Apr 1981 Sold to:Meynell    
By Jun 1981    Broken up for scrap   

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

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