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Bristol RE AWR 405 B

AWR405B was delivered as West Yorkshire's ERG5 during Oct 1964.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14528.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 222.023) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1979.
West Yorkshire Bristol RELH/ECW coach AWR405B
Photo copyright: Colin Oakley 
 

Photographs

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Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
There may be other photos on the Internet that I cannot show the links for. See 'Useful sites for finding pictures' on the links page.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach West Yorkshire ERG5  Blackpool Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach West Yorkshire ERG5   Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach West Yorkshire ERG5   Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
**West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach West Yorkshire ERG5  London    
**NBC Express West Yorkshire ERG5  Liverpool    
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1005
   Rear View 
14 Apr 1977 Leeds Adrian Griffith Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1005 11 Mar 1978 Leeds Adrian Griffith Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1005 1 May 1978 York David Russon Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2503  York Colin Oakley Click here for photograph of AWR405B 


Diary for AWR405B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Oct 1964 Built for:West Yorkshire ERG5   West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach 
3 Oct 1971 Renumbered West Yorkshire 1005    
Oct 1974    Witton Fleetbooks  
Feb 1975   Leeds   
By Nov 1978 Repaint    NBC Red/White DP 
Nov 1978 Renumbered West Yorkshire 2503    
Mar 1979   Leeds   
Jun 1979 Withdrawn by:West Yorkshire    
Sep 1979 Sold to:Bracebridge Heath  For spares recovery  

Owners shown above in Green are preservationists, Red are dealers, Blue for PSV use and brown for None-PSV.



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