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Bristol RE OAX 2 F

OAX2F was delivered as Red and White's RC268 during Mar 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17046.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-104) was powered by a Leyland 600 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Apr 1983.
National Welsh Bristol RELH/ECW coach OAX2F
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Red and White Cream/Red (2) Red and White RC268  Chepstow    
 NBC Express Red and White RC5868 Feb 1977 Bristol Steve Annells Click Here 
 NBC Express National Welsh RC5868      
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5868   Tolcarne Depot Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5868  Weymouth sn2730 Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5868   Sou'wester Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5868  London Nigel Frampton Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5868  Cardiff Stephen Day Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5868 1980 Taunton pwgb Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5868 6 Sep 1980 Weymouth Carl Berry Click here for photograph of OAX2F 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5868  Reading    
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5868 1 Sep 1981 Penderyn Carl Berry Click here for photograph of OAX2F 

Diary for OAX2F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1968 Built for:Red and White RC268   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
By Feb 1973 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
Jan 1974   Aberdare   
6 Aug 1975   Aberdare Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC5868    
Apr 1976   Aberdare   
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RC5868    
1 May 1978   Aberdare   
By Oct 1979 Renumbered National Welsh RD5868    
Mar 1980   Aberdare   
Jun 1980   Aberdare   
Feb 1981   Aberdare   
By Aug 1981 Repaint   Carl Berry NBC Red/White DP 
Jun 1982   Aberdare   
Dec 1982 Withdrawn by:National Welsh    
By 23 Apr 1983 Sold to:Ripley    

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

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