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Bristol ‘LS6G’

OTT98 (1299) is a Bristol LS6G coach with Eastern Coachworks body, new to Royal Blue in 1953

OTT98 (1299) is a Bristol LS6G with ECW bodywork.  The bus is part of the WHOTT Museum collection and its custodian is our member John Grigg.

The vehicle was new to Southern National Omnibus Company (Royal Blue) in September 1953.  It was withdrawn in 1970.

Technical stuff:

Manufacturer:  Bristol Commercial Vehicles

Type:  LS6G

Chassis No:  97089

Registration No: OTT98

Date of first registration: 14th September 1953

Fleet No: 1299

Engine: Gardner 6 cylinder

Body manufacturer: Eastern Coachworks

Body type: C41F

Body Number: 7086 series 2

Rebuild: Interior renovation and reseating by ECW to C39F, October 1961.  Rebuild number R795

Original operator: Southern National (Royal Blue)

Withdrawn: April 1970

Subsequent owners:

Livery:  Royal Blue

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On the Royal Blue Run, June 2013.  Photo: Ken Jones