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Bristol RE SAX 7 G

SAX7G was delivered as Red and White's RC769 during Jan 1969.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17473.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-190) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Nov 1983.
National Welsh Bristol RELH/ECW coach SAX7G
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 NBC Express Red and White RC5169   Carl Berry Click here for photograph of SAX7G 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RC5169  Taunton pwgb Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5169  Newport Ian Trotter Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5169 1980 Taunton pwgb Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5169 1980 Cardiff Martyn Hearson Click Here 
**NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5169 7 Feb 1981 Chepstow Book-Tribute to NBC  Buy Book 
**NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5169 28 Mar 1981 Chepstow Carl Berry Click here for photograph of SAX7G 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5169  Chepstow Sou'wester Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD5169 15 Dec 1981 Cardiff Ian Kirby Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP National Welsh RD1344
   Rear View 
10 Aug 1983 Chepstow Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 

Diary for SAX7G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jan 1969 Built for:Red and White RC769   Red and White Cream/Red (1) 
By Aug 1973 Repaint   Richard Smith NBC Express 
Jan 1974   Chepstow   
6 Aug 1975   Monmouth Allocation of Rolling Stock document  
Jan 1976 Renumbered Red and White RC5169    
Apr 1976   Monmouth   
27 Apr 1978 Sold to:National Welsh RC5169    
1 May 1978   Chepstow   
Apr 1979 Renumbered National Welsh RD5169    
Mar 1980   Chepstow   
By Apr 1980 Repaint    NBC Red/White DP 
Jun 1980   Chepstow   
Jun 1982   Chepstow   
1 Jan 1983 Renumbered National Welsh RD1344    
Oct 1983 Transfer  Chepstow   
20 Oct 1983 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Red 
By Nov 1983 Withdrawn by:National Welsh    
By Nov 1983 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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