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Bristol RE KHW 316 E

KHW316E was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2047 during Jul 1967.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16578.
When built it was fitted with a 'T piece' destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.092) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1987.
Bristol Omnibus Bristol RELH/ECW coach KHW316E
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2047  Bath    
 Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2047 1970 Frome beckingtonian Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2047  Weston super Mare Steve Thorpe Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2047 16 Mar 1976 Marlborough oldbusman Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2047 25 Jul 1976 Weston super Mare Alistair Holt/Keith Holt Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2047 14 Jul 1977 London Frans Angevaare Click Here 
**NBC Green Bus livery Bristol Omnibus 2442  Bristol Book-Buses Annual 1982   
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2047 15 Apr 1979 Minehead oldbusman Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2442 13 Jul 1979  Ian Trotter Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2442 13 Jul 1979 Bristol Fray Bentos Click Here 
**NBC Green Bus livery Bristol Omnibus 2442 8 Mar 1980 Bridgwater Carl Berry Click here for photograph of KHW316E 
 White/Blue Troulan   Torquay AEC Regent Click Here 
 White/Blue Troulan  28 Aug 1982 Salisbury David Mant Click Here 
 White Autojade (Exeline Travel)       

Diary for KHW316E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1967 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2047 Bath  Bristol Green/Cream DP 
Sep 1970 Transfer  Trowbridge Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1972 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Aug 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Apr 1979 Renumbered Bristol Omnibus 2442  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Apr 1979 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
By Feb 1980 Repaint   Carl Berry NBC Green Bus livery 
30 Nov 1980 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Feb 1981 Sold to:Ensign    
Feb 1981 Sold to:North    
Nov 1981 Sold to:Green    
Jun 1982 Sold to:Troulan    
Oct 1983 Sold to:Autojade (Exeline Travel)    
Jan 1984 Withdrawn by:Autojade (Exeline Travel)    
1 Jan 1984 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Green 
Dec 1987 Sold to:AJS Salvage    

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

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