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NBC North Devon

In January 1983 Western National was split into four operating units, one of which was North Devon Red Bus. This was generously endowed with a collection of vehicles, few of which were actually red.

North Devon Red Bus Bristol LH6L NTT319M

an-1360 Bristol LH6L NTT319M, newly transferred and imaged at Bideford depot

North Devon Red Bus Leyland Atlantean ADV435A

 at-008  Atlantean ADV435A formerly Devon General 920GTA at Bideford depot c.1983

North Devon Red Bus Bristol LH6L JFJ500N Ilfracombe

 at-868 Narrow bodied Bristol LH6L JFJ500N in Summer's Crescent Ilfracombe, April 1986

North Devon Red Bus Bristol VR OFA644P Northam

 at-955 A red one... VR OFA644P in Northam on 10th August 1984. This had recently been acquired from PMT, hence the red finish; imaged by Geoff Gould. 

North Devon Red Bus Bristol VR OTA293G Instow

 at-956 The archetypical green Red Bus, OTA293G on Instow Marine Parade 7th August 1984 imaged by Geoff Gould. 

North Devon Red Bus Bristol LH6L NTT320M Barnstaple

at-2107 Bristol LH6L NTT320M, at Barnstaple Strand, c.1979

North Devon Red Bus Bristol RELL6G UTT559J Barnstaple

at-2757 Bristol RELL6G UTT559J in Boutport Street Barnstaple, imaged by Geoff Gould 7th August 1984. Note repair to lower nearside front valance.

North Devon Red Bus Bristol LH6L VDV106S Ilfracombe

at-2758 Bristol LH6L VDV106S on Hillsbrough Road, Ilfracombe 8th June 1983, imaged by Geoff Gould.

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6" (150mm) Print

6" (150mm) Print

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6" (150mm) Print

6" (150mm) Print

6" (150mm) Print

North Devon Red Bus Bristol VR OFA645P Bideford

 at-5377  Bristol VR OFA645P on The Quay, Bideford in June 1984. One of three consecutively numbered VRs acquired from PMT, hence the red finish. 

North Devon Red Bus Leyland Olympian A989XAF Barnstaple

at-1048 Three months after delivery, Leyland Olympian A989XAF at Barnstaple Strand 29th June 1984.

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North Devon Red Bus Bristol RELL6G TTA556H Barnstaple

an-2221 Bristol RELL6G TTA556H at Barnstaple Strand, 1983, also with a chunk missing from the lower vallance.

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North Devon Red Bus Leyland Atlantean 920GTA Barnstaple

 an-2213  Atlantean 920GTA prior to being re-registered, at Barnstaple Strand

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North Devon Red Bus Leyland Atlantean A990XAF Barnstaple

an-1656 Leyland Olympian A990XAF at Barnstaple Strand.

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Updated 20/12/18

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