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Bristol RE YYG 540 G

YYG540G was delivered as West Yorkshire's CRG15 during May 1969.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17749.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-236) was powered by a Gardner engine.

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

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 1028 12 May 1973 London Alan Snatt Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1028  London    
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1028 Jun 1977 Birmingham David Russon Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2517
   Rebuilt 
 Leeds Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2517
   Rebuilt 
 Leeds southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2517
   Rebuilt 
 Blackpool Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
**NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2517
   Rebuilt 
  Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2517
   Rebuilt 
1980 Leeds John Law Click Here 


Diary for YYG540G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1969 Built for:West Yorkshire CRG15   West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach 
3 Oct 1971 Renumbered West Yorkshire 1028    
Feb 1975   Bradford   
1977  West Yorkshire 1028  Rebuild by Willowbrook
Bristol RE - 40 years of service 
 
By Aug 1978 Repaint West Yorkshire 2517   NBC Red/White DP 
Aug 1978 Renumbered     
Mar 1979   Leeds   
Nov 1981 Withdrawn by:West Yorkshire    
May 1982 Sold to:Amalgamated Passenger Transport    

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



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