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Bristol RE ORP 271 F

ORP271F was delivered as United Counties's 271 during May 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17091.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-177) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Apr 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.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 United Counties Cream/Green coach United Counties 271 29 Mar 1971 London bkp550 Click Here 
 United Counties Cream/Green coach United Counties 271 Aug 1971 Nottingham Book-Heyday - Classic Coach   
 NBC Express United Counties 271 14 Jul 1977 London Frans Angevaare Click Here 
 NBC Express United Counties 271      
**NBC Express United Counties 271 Jun 1981 Northampton Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for ORP271F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1968 Built for:United Counties 271   United Counties Cream/Green coach 
Nov 1975   Northampton   
Dec 1979   Wellingborough   
Apr 1980 Transfer  Wellingborough   
May 1981 Transfer  Northampton   
1 Sep 1981   Northampton   
Nov 1982 Withdrawn by:United Counties    
19 Nov 1982 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: White 
Apr 1984 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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