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Rear-engined single-decker bus or single-decker coach chassis built by Bristol Commercial Vehicles 1962 until 1982; widely considered most successful of first generation rear-engined single-decker buses

MOT preparation 2018 | Sat, 24/02/2018 | BusDriverLee

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24 Feb 2018
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Lee Shephard

Here we are returning after a successful day of checking vehicles pre MOTMinistry of Transport test.

 

The vehicles have not really moved since November last year, so 1318Royal Blue; BDV 318L | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 1318 | CBPG decided she didn't want to start. After a fresh set of batteries, lots of choice language, nearly burning out the starter motor and 10 minutes of turning over she did go. It is fairly typical for 1318 (and most LHs I believe to sometimes turn over for a bit when cold, but today she was particularly stunning! 14601969 Bristol RELH6G with ECW C45F coachwork; New to Southern National March 1969, transferred to Western National, remained in service until May 1981 when became part of BaMMOTT collection at Wythall. Purchased by WHOTT May 2005 OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460 went on first turn after using the jump pack and 52529529 became 52529 in national numbering system, fitted with 27 seats and soon received her current livery; S529 RWP | Mercedes Vario | Fleet No. 52529 | CBPG started first time after reconnecting the batteries. Read more

Bristol RE & WN Bristol LDL at Malakoff, St Ives | Sun, 16/04/2017 | editor

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16 Apr 2017
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OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460

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OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460

Last MOTMinistry of Transport test: 13th March 2018 Class 6.

Next MOT due: 12th April 2019

Brislington Vintage Bus Rally 15th August 2010

On Sunday I attended the Brislington Bus Rally at Bristol together with members of my family, fellow members of the CBPSCornwall Bus Preservation Society - formed by a group of bus and coach enthusiasts who are involved in maintaining, restoring and preserving a number of buses which saw operational service in Cornwall that have been bought, donated or even loaned to members of the group and friends and what a wonderful day we had.  Treated to wonderful weather a spectacular display of vehicles and some beautiful trips on many of the preserved vehicles.  To round the day of I and my wife was treated to a run from the Rally site to Exeter in a fantastic Bristol H (1933 Chassis) beautifully and lovingly restored to mint condition by Colin, even down to the white painted rear corners and front mud guards for Wartime operations around the county.&nb Read more

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