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Bristol RE OTA 644 G

OTA644G was delivered as Western National's 2384 during Apr 1969.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17497.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-204) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Aug 1980.
Western National Bristol RELH/ECW coach OTA644G
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2384 Oct 1970 Winchester Book-NBC Album  Buy Book 
 NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2384  Southampton Nigel Frampton Click Here 
 NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2384   Paul Webber Click Here 
 NBC CAG White/Blue Western National 2384   southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Express Western National 2384 6 Jan 1975 Oxford Steve Thoroughgood Click Here 
**NBC Express Western National 2384  Barnstaple Andrew Riley Click Here 
 NBC Express Western National 2384  Exeter Carl Berry Click here for photograph of OTA644G 
 NBC Express Western National 2384 Dec 1977 Bath Steve Annells Click Here 
 NBC Express Western National 2384 1 Apr 1978 Totnes David Russon Click Here 

Diary for OTA644G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1969 Built for:Western National 2384   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Bournemouth   
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
Dec 1979 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Aug 1980 Sold to:Barraclough    

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

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