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Bristol RE NHW 312 F

NHW312F was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2155 during 1 May 1968.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17079.
When built it was fitted with a 'T piece' destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-147) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1984.


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 Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2155  Lowerstoft Book-ECW 1965  Buy Book 
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2155  London Ken Steley Click Here 
 Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2155 10 May 1968 Bristol Book-The Green Years  Buy Book 
 Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2155 25 May 1968 Salisbury David Mant Click Here 
**NBC CAG White/Magenta Bristol Omnibus 2155  London 1431Andy Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083      
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083  London Sou'wester Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083  Swindon Sou'wester Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083 1977 London John Law Click Here 
 NBC Express Bristol Omnibus 2083   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 NBC Express Bristol Omnibus 2083  Marlborough Steven Salmon Click Here 
 NBC Express Bristol Omnibus 2083 31 Mar 1978 Bristol David Russon Click Here 
**NBC Express Bristol Omnibus 2083 26 Aug 1978 Portishead Fray Bentos Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083 18 Jul 1979 Swindon David Mant Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083  Swindon Sloop Jon B Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083  Swindon wactonbus Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083  Swindon Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083 19 Aug 1980 Swindon Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083 1981 Malmesbury Book-Tribute to NBC  Buy Book 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083 3 Aug 1981 Cardiff Ian Kirby Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083 8 May 1982 Swindon Martha R Hogwash Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083 Jun 1982 Swindon Martin Addison Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083 17 Jul 1982 Bristol we1330 Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2083  Swindon Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 

Diary for NHW312F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
1 May 1968 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2155 Bristol, Lawrence Hill  Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
May 1969 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Mar 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
Jun 1975 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975 Transfer  Stroud Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jun 1976 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Jun 1976 Renumbered Bristol Omnibus 2083  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Sep 1977 Transfer  Swindon Gloucestershire's Buses  
Nov 1977 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
Aug 1980 Reinstated  Swindon Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1982 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Oct 1982  Bristol Omnibus 2083  Swindon and District Fleetnames applied
Gloucestershire's Buses 
Jul 1983 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
31 Aug 1983 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Green 
Sep 1983 Sold to:Cheltenham and Gloucester Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Sep 1983 Withdrawn by:Cheltenham and Gloucester Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1984 Sold to:PVS  Gloucestershire's Buses  

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

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