Bristol LH.

The Light Horizontal chassis provided a small lightweight vehicle. The chassis could take either a normal width or narrow body. The LH was available in different lengths and was supplied with either a Perkins or Leyland diesel engine which was mounted underneath the floor, rather like the MW.

BNE 765N is seen in Caernarfon. The vehicle started life in Manchester and is unusual in having the flat fronted ECW body.

The same town sees former London Transport OJD 68R pursued by a Bristol VRT. Part of London's 'BL' class these vehicles were fitted with a narrow body.

Several of the 'BL' class were retained as driver trainers. The vehicles had semi-automatic transmission. OJD 78R is seen at North Weald. The additional nearside mirror (by the first side window) allowed the driving instructor a rearward view of proceedings.

Displaying the versatility of the type is HIL 8445 at Weston-Super-Mare in August 1998. Many British coach operators apply these Irish registration numbers to their vehicles. The original identity of the vehicle is SPJ 60S, not in bad condition for a 20 year old!

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