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Bristol Commercial Vehicles: L type

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1939. Bristol L5G. Beadle B36R. Reg No: DOD 518.
1948. Bristol L5G with BBW35R. Reg No: LHT 911.
1948. Bristol L5G with BBW35R. Reg No: LHT 911.
1950. Bristol LL6G with body by Portsmouth Aviation. Reg No: KLJ 749.
Bristol LL6B Coach. Reg No: LTA 729.
1953. Bristol LS6G. ECW C39F. Reg No: OTT 98.
1969. Bristol LD6G. ECW H33/25RD. Reg No: 969 EHW.
1969. Bristol LD6G. ECW H33/25RD. Reg No: 969 EHW.

Note: This is a sub-section of Bristol Commercial Vehicles.

1937 Single deck chassis

1946 version powered by Gardner 4LW, 5LW or the six-cylinder AEC unit. Later a 6LW became available.

Eastern Coach Works provided many of the bodies for the single deck model.

The L6G was a double deck version powered by the Gardner 6LW engine

1951 The LW was an 8 feet wide version listed as LWL5G and LWL6B and made from 1951-54

1950 The LS had four models - LS4G (Gardner 4HLW engine), LS5G (5HLW engine), LS6G (6HLW engine) and LS6B (Bristol AUW six-cylinder engine)

1950 The LL was a single deck wih 19 feet wheelbase

LH with coachwork by Alexander

LHS was for short journeys with 24 feet overall length and a 12 feet 6 inch wheelbase. The London Transport version seated 26 people


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