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NBC Devon General

Devon General's first Reliances were delivered in 1957, the final delivery was in 1971, ostensibly to parent company Western National. Around then the first Weymann bodied examples were being removed from service. This page shows Reliances in NBC livery, many served on in maroon and may be found

Devon General AEC Reliance 965HTT Newton Abbot

an-425 965HTT, a 1962 Willowbrook bodied Reliance in Poppy red, Sherborne Road Newton Abbot 1974

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance TUO77J Torquay

at-023 TUO77J from the final batch at Torquay Strand, 23rd June 1980.

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance 9RDV Exeter

at-2203 9RDV leaving Exeter bus station 3rd August 1976

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance TUO78J Okehampton

at-2979 TUO78J in Okehampton Fore Street 22nd September 1979 (imaged by Geoff Gould)

6" (150mm) print

AEC Reliances

Devon General AEC Reliance 12RDV Weymouth

at-139 A few Reliances were transferred into South Somerset and Dorset Western National operations. 12RDV was imaged at Edward St. Weymouth 3rd July 1978

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance LUO47F Sidmouth

at-135 LUO47F arriving at Sidmouth Triangle 1st October 1977 (imaged by Geoff Gould)

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance OTA62G Paignton

at-4671 OTA62G arriving at Paignton bus station, 17th June 1974. Finished in the more attractive but officially frowned upon version of the NBC livery initially adopted by Devon General (imaged by Geoff Gould)

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance HOD41E Brixham

at-5021 Brixham town service 37 had been operated by Weymann bodied Reliances from the VDV79x series until their withdrawl. 1967 Marshall bodied HOD41E on duty 17th June 1974 (imaged by Geoff Gould)

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance OTA65G Exeter

at-5144 OTA65G leaving Exeter bus station, 1st October 1977 (imaged by Geoff Gould)

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance 15RDV Sidmouth

at-5337 15RDV at Sidmouth depot 8th July 1977.

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance OTA63G Exeter

at-5594 OTA63G leaving Exeter bus station c.1974.

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance OTA68G Exeter

at-5766 OTA68G between duties at Exeter bus station (imaged R J Edworthy)

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance 950HTT Exeter

at-3726 950HTT, one of a small batch of 7 delivered in 1962 which surprisingly got a repaint into Poppy red in 1974, seen at Exeter bus station.

Devon General AEC Reliance 17RDV Brixham

at-4951 17RDV, Willowbrook bodied and working service 117 out of Brixham bus station in June 1975.

6" (150mm) print

Devon General AEC Reliance LUO47F Exeter

at-2525 LUO47F in leaf green, originally imaged at Exeter bus station in May 1980.

6" (150mm) print

at-3727 LUO47F, one of the batch sent to South Dorset in the parking facility next to Weymouth railway station.

Devon General AEC Reliance LUO47F Weymouth

6" (150mm) print

Updated 20/12/18

6" (150mm) print