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Bristol RE CWY 498 H

CWY498H was delivered as West Yorkshire's CRL1 during May 1970.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 18175.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-297) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1981.
 
 

Photographs

All links to photos shown below are to other Internet sites, all photos will be the copyright of their respective owners.
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.
For pictures in books click on the copyright link for more information.
** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach West Yorkshire CRL1   Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1031  London Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1031 15 Jun 1974 London Mike Street Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1031  York    
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 2519      
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2519 Nov 1980 Bradford bingboy1 Click Here 
     bingboy1 Click Here 


Diary for CWY498H

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1970 Built for:West Yorkshire CRL1  Delivered as CRG17 West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach 
3 Oct 1971 Renumbered West Yorkshire 1031    
Feb 1975   Keighley   
Jan 1979 Renumbered West Yorkshire 2301    
Mar 1979   Keighley   
By Dec 1981 Withdrawn by:West Yorkshire    

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



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