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Bristol RE LJB 422 E

LJB422E was delivered as Thames Valley (South Midland)'s 422 during May 1967.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16580.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.082) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1985.


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Oxford Cream/Red DP Thames Valley (South Midland) 422  High Wycombe Book-ECW 1965  Buy Book 
**Oxford Cream/Red DP Thames Valley (South Midland) 422  Oxford Book-BBS Thames Valley   
 Oxford Cream/Red DP Oxford-South Midland 22  Oxford Grahame Wareham Click Here 
**Oxford Cream/Red DP Oxford-South Midland 22 1974 Oxford John Law Click Here 
  Oxford-South Midland 22 1974  21c101 Click Here 
 Cream/Red Dack (Rosemary Coaches)       

Diary for LJB422E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1967 Built for:Thames Valley (South Midland) 422   Oxford Cream/Red DP 
1 Jan 1971 Sold to:Oxford-South Midland 22  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By Nov 1979 Withdrawn by:Oxford-South Midland    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 Dec 1979 Sold to:Dack (Rosemary Coaches)    
Jan 1980      
31 Oct 1985 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Red 
By Dec 1985 Withdrawn by:Dack (Rosemary Coaches)    

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

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