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Bristol RE NHN 958 E

NHN958E was delivered as United Automobile's RE58 during Mar 1967.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16599.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.073) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

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


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Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 NBC Express United Automobile 1258  Lincoln Lincs and EY TR Click Here 
 NBC Red Bus livery United Automobile 4358      
 NBC Red Bus livery United Automobile 4358 18 Aug 1979 Scarborough Adrian Griffith Click Here 

Diary for NHN958E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1967 Built for:United Automobile RE58   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Jan 1969 Renumbered United Automobile 1258    
Mar 1975   Hartlepool Gloucestershire's Buses  
Nov 1976   Hartlepool   
Sep 1977 Renumbered United Automobile 4358    
Sep 1977 Repaint    NBC Red Bus livery 
Apr 1980 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    

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

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