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Bristol RE NHW 313 F

NHW313F was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2156 during May 1968.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17080.
When built it was fitted with a 'T piece' destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-148) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

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

A model of this vehicle was produced by EFE (number 32402),details from or Buy it on ebay.


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 2156   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2156 21 Aug 1968 London oldbusman Click Here 
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2156 Dec 1968 Cheltenham Book-South West 1970  Buy Book 
 Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2156 Sep 1970 London rossendalian2013 Click Here 
 NBC CAG White/Magenta Bristol Omnibus 2156  London    
**NBC CAG White/Magenta Bristol Omnibus 2156 20 Mar 1971 London Book-The Bristol RE  Buy Book 
**NBC Express Bristol Omnibus 2156   Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2084  Cardiff Bus Preservation Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Bristol Omnibus 2084 3 Apr 1980 Hinton Fray Bentos Click Here 

Diary for NHW313F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1968 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2156 Bristol, Lawrence Hill  Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
Jan 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Jan 1971 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1973 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Nov 1973 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Nov 1973 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
Feb 1974 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1975 Transfer  Bristol, Marlborough Street Gloucestershire's Buses  
Apr 1976 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Apr 1976 Renumbered Bristol Omnibus 2084  Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
Jan 1977 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jan 1978 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
May 1978 Transfer  Bristol, Marlborough Street Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1979 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Green/White DP 
31 Jan 1981 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Sep 1981 Sold to:Cowley    
Nov 1981 Sold to:Booth    

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

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