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Bristol RE YHK 727 F

YHK727F was delivered as Eastern National's 410 during Apr 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17042.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-127) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1982.


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
 NBC Express Eastern National 410 3 Jul 1973 Prittlewell Mike Street Click Here 
 NBC Express National Travel South East    Ian Trotter Click Here 
 NBC Express National Travel South East  31 Jul 1975 Chartwell Steve Thoroughgood Click Here 
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1428 13 Aug 1978 Skegness Jeremy Chapter Click Here 
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1428 16 Jun 1979 Blackpool Chris Roberts Click Here 

Diary for YHK727F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:Eastern National 410   Eastern National Cream/Green coach 
May 1974 Sold to:National Travel South East ISBN 1 8704 8400 2  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Aug 1978 Sold to:Lincolnshire 1428    
Dec 1979   Grimsby   
By Sep 1982 Withdrawn by:Lincolnshire    

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

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