Bristol Mw

Bristol Mw

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Bristol MW (MW stands for "Medium Weight") is a bus and coach chassis. designed and built between 1956 and 1964 by Bristol Commercial Vehicles Ltd (BCV) at Brislington, Bristol. It had a horizontally mounted engine under the floor between the two axles allowing an entrance ahead of the front axle and a flat floor for its entire length and thus suitable for "one-man" operation. The chassis then had a body mounted upon it by a bodybuilder, either a bus body or a coach body. The MW replaced the earlier LS (Light Saloon) which was designed to be built into an integral bus or coach only by sister company Eastern Coachworks Ltd (ECW) based in Lowestoft. This prevented the sale of the mechanical underframe to other bodybuilders when a change in control of the company allowed this to happen. A few chassis were sent to Alexander at Falkirk to receive bodies to the specification of companies within the Scottish Bus Group.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135990012
  • 9786135990010