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Bristol RE LDV 844 F

LDV844F was delivered as Western National's 2372 during Jun 1968.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17233.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-164) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Aug 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 2372 Aug 1969 London Rick2E Click Here 
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2372 Oct 1969 London Rick2E Click Here 
     Rick2E Click Here 
 NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2372 27 Sep 1970 London bkp550 Click Here 
**NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2372   Bus Preservation Click Here 
**NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2372  London LowlanderLR3 Click Here 
 NBC Express Western National 2372   Bus Preservation Click Here 
**NBC Express Western National 2372  London Andrew Riley Click Here 
 NBC Express Western National 2372
   On hire to Yelloway 
Aug 1973 Manchester Spoddendale Click Here 

Diary for LDV844F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jun 1968 Built for:Western National 2372   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
By 10 Sep 1970 Repaint   bkp550 NBC CAG White/Blue 
Feb 1974   Plymouth   
Jul 1975   Plymouth Plymouth Bus Club  
Oct 1978    Witton Fleetbooks  
By Jul 1980 Withdrawn by:Western National    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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