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Bristol RE ORP 276 F

ORP276F was delivered as United Counties's 276 during May 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17096.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-182) 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 276   Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Express United Counties 276 31 May 1975 Market Harborough Book-Heyday of the Bristol RE  Buy Book 
 NBC Express United Counties 276  Bournemouth    
**NBC Express United Counties 276 Feb 1982 Bedford Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for ORP276F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1968 Built for:United Counties 276   United Counties Cream/Green coach 
By Apr 1975 Repaint   The Heyday of the Bristol RE NBC Express 
Nov 1975   Northampton   
Dec 1979   Bedford   
1 Sep 1981   Northampton   
Mar 1983 Withdrawn by:United Counties    
31 Mar 1983 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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