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Bristol RE's

From 1966 to 1974 RED&WHITE bought 137 BRISTOL REs. They took most RE chassis types and most Eastern Coach Works body styles (see pictures below). There were:-

  • 31 RESL's (short, low bus) - all with ECW bodywork;
  • 45 RELL's (long, low bus) - all with ECW bodywork;
  • 61 RELH's (long, high coach/DP), 55 with ECW & 6 Plaxton.

RED&WHITE had considerable experience of both Gardner and Leyland engines in their buses and coaches. Their BRISTOL REs therefore had a mix of power units, as follows:-

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Ruby & THUG at MetroCentre May 2014

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