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Bristol RE RDV 413 H

RDV413H was delivered as Western National's 2387 during Mar 1970.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 18148.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-260) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Aug 1990.


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 2387
   On hire to Yelloway 
19 Sep 1970 Rochdale Spoddendale Click Here 
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2387 Mar 1971 Oxford Book-NBC Album  Buy Book 
 NBC Express Western National 2387   southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Express Western National 2387 2 Apr 1978 Torquay David Russon Click Here 
 NBC Express Western National 2387 21 Jul 1978 Bath Frans Angevaare Click Here 
**White/2 Browns Harrison    wactonbus Click Here 
 White/2 Browns Harrison   Dunster Ian Trotter Click Here 

Diary for RDV413H

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1970 Built for:Western National 2387   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Bournemouth   
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
Jan 1980 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Oct 1980 Sold to:Harrison  Kebab Eater  
By Dec 1983 Withdrawn by:Harrison    
Aug 1989    DJS Traditional Independents Register 1989  
By Aug 1990 Withdrawn by:Harrison  DJS Traditional Independents Register 1991  

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

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