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Bristol RE 975 WAE

975WAE was delivered as Bristol Omnibus's 2129 during Jul 1964.

It had 45 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14476.
When built it was fitted with a 1 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.082) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1977.


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
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2129  Bristol    
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2129 Mar 1966 Bath Book-Ian Allan ABC 13   
**Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red Bristol Omnibus 2129 1968 London Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for 975WAE

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1964 Built for:Bristol Omnibus 2129 Bristol, Lawrence Hill  Bristol Greyhound Cream/Red 
May 1968 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
Nov 1969 Transfer  Cheltenham Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1970 Transfer  Bath Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1971 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC CAG White/Magenta 
Apr 1972 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
May 1972 Transfer  Weston super Mare Gloucestershire's Buses  
Mar 1974 Repaint   Gloucestershire's Buses NBC Express 
Mar 1974 Transfer  Bristol, Lawrence Hill Gloucestershire's Buses  
Sep 1974 Withdrawn by:Bristol Omnibus  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Oct 1974 Sold to:Western National 2316  Gloucestershire's Buses  
Jul 1975   Bournemouth Plymouth Bus Club  
By Dec 1976 Withdrawn by:Western National    
Jan 1977 Sold to:Hants and Dorset    
Jan 1977    Broken up for spares   

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

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