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Bristol RE LDV 468 F

LDV468F was delivered as Western National's 1450 during Feb 1968.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17059.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-133) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1980.


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
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 1450   Book-Royal Blue Days  Buy Book 
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 1450 Jun 1968 Exeter Book-Buses Magazine   
 NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 1450 1971 Falmouth Book-Heyday of the Bristol RE  Buy Book 

Diary for LDV468F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Feb 1968 Built for:Western National 1450   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Helston   
Jul 1975   Falmouth Plymouth Bus Club  
Mar 1980   Cornwall Area   
Sep 1980 Withdrawn by:Western National    

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

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