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Bristol RE OTA 636 G

OTA636G was delivered as Western National's 1464 during Apr 1969.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17502.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-224) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Apr 1985.


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
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 1464   Previously listed on eBay   
**NBC Express Western National 1464  Totnes Andrew Riley Click Here 
 NBC Express Western National 1464   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
 NBC Express Western National 1464 1978 Weymouth Wikimedia Click Here 
     Martin Addison Click Here 
**NBC Express North Worcestershire Road Cars   Wythall    

Diary for OTA636G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1969 Built for:Western National 1464   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Plymouth   
Jul 1975   Plymouth Plymouth Bus Club  
Mar 1980   Devon Area   
18 May 1980 Transfer  Ilfracombe   
Sep 1980 Transfer  Totnes   
Sep 1980   Devon Area   
27 Feb 1981   Totnes   
By Apr 1981 Withdrawn by:Western National    
May 1981 Sold to:North Worcestershire Road Cars    
Apr 1985 Sold to:Rollinson    

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

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