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Bristol RE LDV 466 F

LDV466F was delivered as Southern National's 1456 during Feb 1968.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17056.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-131) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Aug 1980.
Western National Bristol RELH/ECW coach LDV466F
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Southern National 1456   Previously listed on eBay   
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 1456 4 Nov 1970 Weymouth Book-Royal Blue Days  Buy Book 
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 1456 5 Dec 1970  Carl Berry Click here for photograph of LDV466F 
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 1456  Weymouth    
**NBC Express Western National 1456  Truro Andrew Riley Click Here 
**NBC Express Western National 1456  Exeter Andrew Riley Click Here 

Diary for LDV466F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Feb 1968 Built for:Southern National 1456   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
25 Nov 1969 Sold to:Western National 1456    
Feb 1974   Weymouth   
Jul 1975   Weymouth Plymouth Bus Club  
May 1980 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Aug 1980 Sold to:Kinross Plant    

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

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