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Bristol RE OAX 3 F

OAX3F was delivered as Red and White's RC368 during Feb 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17047.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-105) was powered by a Leyland 600 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Mar 1983.


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.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC368  Paignton Ken Steley Click Here 
 Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC368 Aug 1972 Rochdale Spoddendale Click Here 
     Spoddendale Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP Red and White RD5968 Jan 1977 Cardiff Previously listed on eBay   
**NBC Red/White DP Red and White RD5968 19 Mar 1977 Cardiff SCT'61 Website Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5968  Cardiff southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5968 1980 Aberdare John Law Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5968 15 Mar 1980 Cardiff Ian Kirby Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5968  Porth    

Diary for OAX3F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Feb 1968 Built for:Red and White RC368   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 RC5968    
Apr 1976   Aberdare   
Sep 1976 Renumbered Red and White RD5968    
By Jan 1977 Repaint   Photos listed on ebay NBC Red/White DP 
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RD5968    
1 May 1978   Aberdare   
Mar 1980   Aberdare   
Jun 1980   Aberdare   
Feb 1981   Aberdare   
Apr 1981 Transfer  Porth   
Oct 1981 Transfer  Porth   
Jun 1982   Porth   
Dec 1982 Withdrawn by:National Welsh    
By Mar 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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