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Bristol RE LJB 421 E

LJB421E was delivered as Thames Valley (South Midland)'s 421 during May 1967.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16579.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.081) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1996.


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
**Oxford Cream/Red DP Thames Valley (South Midland) 421 Dec 1967 Oxford Book-Oxford Buses   
**Oxford Cream/Red DP Thames Valley (South Midland) C421  Slough Showbus Click Here 
**Oxford Cream/Red DP Oxford-South Midland 21  Oxford Transport Images Click Here 
 Oxford Cream/Red DP Oxford-South Midland 21   Welsh Pete Click Here 
 Oxford Cream/Red DP Oxford-South Midland 21  Oxford southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP Oxford-South Midland 21 30 Jun 1974 Oxford Steve Thoroughgood Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP Oxford-South Midland 21 5 Jun 1975 London Steve Thoroughgood Click Here 
 White/Blue Unidentified Dealer  Dec 1979 Colchester SCT'61 Website Click Here 
 White/Red Denyer  24 Jun 1990 Stondon Massey Steve Vallance Click Here 

Diary for LJB421E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1967 Built for:Thames Valley (South Midland) 421   Oxford Cream/Red DP 
1 Jan 1971 Sold to:Oxford-South Midland 21  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
1 Jan 1971   Oxford The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Dec 1978   Oxford Bradley Slater NBC Stock Book 1979  
By Nov 1979 Withdrawn by:Oxford-South Midland    
By May 1990 Sold to:Denyer  Steve Vallance  
By Nov 1996 Sold to:Lemon    
By Dec 1996    Broken up for spares   

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

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