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Bristol RE NHW 306 F

NHW306F was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2052 during Apr 1968.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17073.
When built it was fitted with a 'T piece' destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-117) 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 2052   Ken Steley Click Here 
 Bristol Green/Cream DP Bristol Omnibus 2052 1969 Cheltenham 21c101 Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2052  Swindon Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Green/White DP Wigley 
   At T Wigley scrapyard 
26 Aug 1981 Carlton Adrian Griffith Click Here 

Diary for NHW306F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2052 Cheltenham  Bristol Green/Cream DP 
Sep 1969 Transfer  Swindon Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1971 Transfer  Cirencester Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1971 Transfer  Swindon Gloucestershire's Buses  
Apr 1974 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Feb 1979 Transfer  Gloucester Gloucestershire's Buses  
31 Jan 1981 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Aug 1981 Sold to:North    
Aug 1981 Sold to:Wigley    

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

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