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Bristol RE LJB 423 E

LJB423E was delivered as Thames Valley (South Midland)'s 423 during May 1967.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16581.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.083) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1989.


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
 NBC Red/White DP Oxford-South Midland 23 14 Jul 1977 London Frans Angevaare Click Here 
 White/Red Lewington (Bordabus)       

Diary for LJB423E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1967 Built for:Thames Valley (South Midland) 423   Oxford Cream/Red DP 
1 Jan 1971 Sold to:Oxford-South Midland 23  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By Nov 1979 Withdrawn by:Oxford-South Midland    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:Lewington (Bordabus)    
Jan 1980      
By Dec 1989 Withdrawn by:Lewington (Bordabus)    

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

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