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Bristol RE RDV 415 H

RDV415H was delivered as Western National's 2389 during Mar 1970.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 18150.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-262) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1980.


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Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2389  London Ken Steley Click Here 
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2389  Plymouth Alwyn Ladell Click Here 
 Royal Blue Blue/Cream Western National 2389 Mar 1972 Oxford Grahame Wareham Click Here 
     Grahame Wareham Click Here 

Diary for RDV415H

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1970 Built for:Western National 2389   Royal Blue Blue/Cream 
Feb 1974   Penzance   
Jul 1975   Helston Plymouth Bus Club  
Jan 1980 Withdrawn by:Western National    

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

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