David Slater (Spoddendale)'s photos with the Bristol RELH

Royal Blue 2381 (OTA 641G) in Farnborough - Nov 1973

Royal Blue 2381 (OTA 641G) in Farnborough - Nov 1973
November 1973 – Royal Blue 2381 (OTA 641G), an Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol RELH6G new March 1969, seen in Farnborough when working the Birmingham to Portsmouth Associated Motorways service. Before the introduction of the National Bus Company corpora…
Added on July 17, 2016

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2389 (RDV 415H) at Aldershot - 27 Jan 1973

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2389 (RDV 415H) at Aldershot - 27 Jan 1973
Saturday 27 January 1973 - Royal Blue Express Services (Western National) 2389 (RDV 415H) seen in Aldershot when working the Portsmouth to Birmingham Associated Motorways service. It is an Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol RELH6G new for in March 1970. T…
Added on July 17, 2016

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2389 (RDV 415H) at Aldershot - 27 Jan 1973

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2389 (RDV 415H) at Aldershot - 27 Jan 1973
Saturday 27 January 1973 - Royal Blue Express Services (Western National) 2389 (RDV 415H) seen in Aldershot when working the Portsmouth to Birmingham Associated Motorways service. It is an Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol RELH6G new for in March 1970. T…
Added on July 17, 2016

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2395 (UTT 564J) at Rochdale - Aug 1972

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2395  (UTT 564J) at Rochdale - Aug 1972
August 1972 – Royal Blue (Western National) 2395 (UTT 564J), a Plaxton bodied Bristol RELH new in May 1971, seen parked on the far side of Baillie Street (between Penn Street and Acker Street) in Rochdale prior to working the joint Yelloway/Associated Mot…
Added on March 31, 2014

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2388 (RDV 414H) at Rochdale - Sep 1972

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2388  (RDV 414H) at Rochdale  - Sep 1972
Friday x September 1972 – Royal Blue Express Services (Western National) 2388 (RDV 414H), an Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol RELH6G new in March 1970, sporting the destination ‘Rochdale’ where it was seen parked overnight. It had travelled up from Bourn…
Added on March 31, 2014

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2385 (OTA 645G) at Rochdale - Aug 1972

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2385  (OTA 645G) at Rochdale - Aug 1972
August 1972 – Royal Blue (Western National) 2385 (OTA 645G), an Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol RELH6G new April 1969, parked at Rochdale before working the joint Yelloway/Associated Motorways service to Bournemouth. Before the introduction of the Natio…
Added on March 31, 2014

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2387 (RDV 413H) leaving Rochdale - 19 Sep 1970

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2387  (RDV 413H)  leaving Rochdale - 19 Sep 1970
Saturday 19 September 1970 – Royal Blue Express Services (Western National) 2387 (RDV 413H) seen leaving Rochdale at 0830 on the joint Yelloway/Associated Motorways service to Portsmouth and Southsea where it was due at 1823. Southdown subsequently took…
Added on March 31, 2014

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2372 (LDV 844F) in Manchester - Aug 1973

Royal Blue (WNOC) 2372 (LDV 844F) in Manchester - Aug 1973
August 1973 – By now the National white coach livery was appearing on the coaches operated by Royal Blue. Royal Blue (Western National) 2372 (LDV 844F), an Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol RELH new in June 1968, swings out of the Yelloway bay of Chorlton…
Added on March 31, 2014

Royal Blue (SNOC) 2381 (OTA 641G) leaving Rochdale -19 Sep 1970

Royal Blue (SNOC) 2381  (OTA 641G)  leaving Rochdale -19 Sep 1970
Saturday 19 September 1970 – Royal Blue (Southern National) 2381 (OTA 641G) rumbles over the setts along Penn Street as it departed Rochdale at 0900 on the joint Yelloway/Associated Motorways service to Bournemouth. Royal Blue Express Services was jointly…
Added on March 31, 2014

Red and White RC866 (GWO 8D) leaving Rochdale - 19 Sep 1970

Red and White RC866 (GWO 8D) leaving Rochdale - 19 Sep 1970
Saturday 19 September 1970 – Red and White Services always ran Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol RELH coaches on the joint Yelloway/Associated Motorways Rochdale to Barry Island service. GWO 8D, new in 1966, seen leaving the Yelloway coach station and gar…
Added on March 31, 2014

Red and White RC368 (OAX 3F) at Rochdale - Sept 1972

Red and White RC368 (OAX 3F) at Rochdale - Sept 1972
September 1972 – Red and White Services RC368 (OAX 3F), an Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol RELH new in February 1968, parked at Rochdale. Coaches for the Saturday 0830 southbound service from Rochdale to Barry Island (arriving 1505) were provided by Red…
Added on March 31, 2014

Red and White RC368 (OAX 3F) Aug 1972

Red and White RC368 (OAX 3F) Aug 1972
August 1972 – Red and White Services RC368 (OAX 3F), an Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol RELH new in February 1968, parked on the back row of the Rochdale Corporation Transport parking ground (with Baillie Street behind). Coaches for the Saturday 0830 so…
Added on March 31, 2014

Red and White Services SAX 1G at Rochdale - 27 May 1973

Red and White Services SAX 1G at Rochdale - 27 May 1973
Saturday 27 May 1973 - Red and White Services was the Associated Motorways member that participated in the operation of the joint Yelloway and Associated Motorways Rochdale to Barry Island summer Saturday holiday service. Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol…
Added on March 31, 2014