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Bristol RE NHW 303 F

NHW303F was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2049 during Apr 1968.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17070.
When built it was fitted with a 'T piece' destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-114) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Aug 1981.


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
**Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2049  Gloucester    
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2049  Gloucester Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Green Bus livery Bristol Omnibus 2444 Aug 1980 Cardiff Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for NHW303F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2049 Bristol, Marlborough Street  Bristol Green/Cream DP 
May 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
1 May 1979 Renumbered Bristol Omnibus 2444  Gloucestershire's Buses  
1 May 1979 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green Bus livery 
1 May 1979 Transfer  Gloucester Gloucestershire's Buses  
4 Jul 1980 Transfer  Bristol, Marlborough Street Gloucestershire's Buses  
31 Jan 1981 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Aug 1981 Sold to:North    

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

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