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Bristol RE NHW 305 F

NHW305F was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2051 during Apr 1968.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17072.
When built it was fitted with a 'T piece' destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-116) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jun 1982.


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 2041 10 Aug 1968 Weymouth Alan Snatt Click Here 
**Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2051 Sep 1971 Gloucester Book-Buses in Camera SW   
 Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2051 22 Dec 1973 Salisbury David Mant Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2051  Bristol lowdekka Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2051
31 Dec 1981 Cirencester Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 

Diary for NHW305F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2051 Gloucester  Bristol Green/Cream DP 
Jun 1972 Transfer  Stroud Gloucestershire's Buses  
Mar 1974 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
20 Sep 1981 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1982 Sold to:North  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jun 1982 Sold to:Goodwin    

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

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