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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; available in low (for bus) or high (for coach) versions; eventually totalled five variants: RELL and RELH (long), RESL and RESH (short), and REMH (maximum length)

One from my wedding | Sat, 28/09/2013 | BusDriverLee

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Picture Date: 
28 Sep 2013
Photographer: 
Lee Shephard

It's been years since I have uploaded photos to our website, so I am making a start!

This picture I managed to grab at my own wedding where 1318Royal Blue; BDV 318L | Bristol LH | Fleet No. 1318 | CBPG was under my ownership and driven by previous owner Steve (Well to the wedding.... I drove home!!!!), 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 driven by Mel were both for the guests and 137 Bristol H owned and driven by Colin Billington transported my lovely (now) wife to the church and us both to the reception. 

OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460

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Registration: 
OTA 632G
Fleet No.: 
1460
OTA 632G | Bristol RELH | Fleet No. 1460

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

Next MOT due: 12th April 2019

Bristol Vintage Bus Group's Rally, Brislington, 15 August 2010

On Sunday 15 August 2010, I was one of a group of 14 enthusiasts who set off from Camborne bus station at 06.30 hours to make the 360 miles round trip to Brislington in Bristol for the annual rally held by the Bristol Vintage Bus Group. Our mode of transport was a 1969 Bristol RELH 'Royal Blue' coach 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 (OTA 632G1969 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) owned by the West Country Historic Omnibus & Transport Trust (WHOTTThe West Country Historic Omnibus & Transport Trust). She is based in west Cornwall and looked after by 'friend' Mel Williams with a little help from myself and a few other 'friends' from WHOTT.  Read more

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