Illustrated History for 869NHT

Reregistered FAS962, 869NHT


Chassis: FS6G 178004 Body: ECW 12289 Series 2 Engine: Gardner 6LW Configuration: CO33/27R
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 7/2014

Last updated : August 1st 2014 (brought up-to-date)

Bristol Omnibus history courtesy Allan Macfarlane - thanks Allan!!

1/2003 - current Martin Curtis & Dr Mike Walker, Bath (for preservation). Reregistered 869NHT, 4/2003. Repainted in Tilling cream livery, c4/2010
?/2002 - 1/2003 Ensign, Purfleet (dealer)
4/2002 - ?/2002 Mac Tours Ltd. 26
by 12/2000 - 4/2002 Dewar (Mac Tours), Cockenzie
11/1988 - ?/???? R W Appleby Ltd. Still there, 7/99
?/???? - 11/1988 Jones, Weston-Super-Mare (for preservation)
12/1961 - ?/???? Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. 8579.

To service, 1/12/1961, in cream with black wings and BRISTOL fleetnames in gold.

Fleetname replaced by Weston-super-Mare borough arms for 1965 season.

Renumbered L8579, 21/5/1966.

Wings repainted Brunswick green, date unknown.

NBC-style BRISTOL fleetnames added ahead of borough arms for 1974 season.

Repainted in dark blue and white "tram" livery, named "Western Superior" and decorated with painting of Clifton Suspension Bridge, spring 1976.

Withdrawn 1/11/1979.

Photo : Martin S Curtis

Photo : Dr Mike Walker

Photo : Andy Mitchell

Photo : From the Internet

Photo : Steve Thoroughgood

Photo : Cambridge Omnibus Society

Photo : Photobus

Photo : Paul Redmond

 

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