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Bristol RE WHN 678 G

WHN678G was delivered as United Automobile's 1278 during May 1969.

It had 43 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17742.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-229) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1984.
United Automobile Bristol RELH/ECW coach WHN678G
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 United Cream/Olive Green coach United Automobile 1278   Stuart Bell Click Here 
 NBC Express United Automobile 1278 1976 Lincoln Lincs and EY TR Click Here 
 NBC Express United Automobile 1278 1977  Carl Berry Click here for photograph of WHN678G 
 NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 6142 28 Jun 1979 Edinburgh Fray Bentos Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP United Automobile 6142 Aug 1979 Newcastle upon Tyne Steve Guess Click Here 

Diary for WHN678G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1969 Built for:United Automobile 1278   United Cream/Olive Green coach 
Mar 1975   Jesmond Gloucestershire's Buses  
Nov 1976   Newcastle on Tyne   
By May 1977 Repaint    NBC Express 
By Dec 1978 Renumbered United Automobile 6142  Bradley Slater NBC Stock Book 1979  
By Dec 1978 Repaint    NBC Red/White DP 
By Sep 1984 Withdrawn by:United Automobile    

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

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