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Bristol RE OAX 8 F

OAX8F was delivered as Red and White's RC868 during Mar 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17052.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-110) was powered by a Leyland 600 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jun 1984.
National Welsh Bristol RELH/ECW coach OAX8F
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC868   Book-Bristol Story  Buy Book 
 Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC868  Southampton Nigel Frampton Click Here 
**Red and White Cream/Red (1) Red and White RC868 24 Dec 1968 Cardiff Mike Street Click Here 
**NBC Express Red and White RC868   Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Express Red and White RC6468 2 Oct 1977 Cheltenham bkp550 Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP Red and White RD6468 Feb 1978 Cardiff Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD6468  Cardiff    
**NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD6468  Cardiff    
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD6468 3 May 1980 Bristol we1330 Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD6468 24 May 1980 Bristol we1330 Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD6468 30 Jul 1980 Longleat Carl Berry Click here for photograph of OAX8F 
**NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD6468 Oct 1980 Merthyr Tydfil Robert Chappell Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1336 25 Jun 1983 Merthyr Tydfil Steve Guess Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh 1336 24 Jun 1984 Cardiff SCT'61 Website Click Here 

Diary for OAX8F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1968 Built for:Red and White RC868   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
Aug 1972 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
Jan 1974   Chepstow   
6 Aug 1975   Aberdare Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC6468    
Apr 1976   Chepstow   
Sep 1977 Renumbered Red and White RD6468    
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RD6468    
1 May 1978   Aberdare   
Mar 1980   Aberdare   
By Apr 1980 Repaint   we1330 NBC Red/White DP 
Jun 1980   Aberdare   
Feb 1981   Aberdare   
Jun 1982   Aberdare   
1 Jan 1983 Renumbered National Welsh RD1336    
26 Jul 1983 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: White 
Sep 1983 Withdrawn by:National Welsh    

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

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