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Bristol RE AWR 401 B

AWR401B was delivered as West Yorkshire's ERG1 during May 1964.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14524.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.071) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

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


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/Red coach West Yorkshire ERG1
   ECW Official photograph 
May 1964 Lowerstoft Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach West Yorkshire ERG1  Shipley West Yorkshire Road Car Reunion Click Here 
**West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach West Yorkshire ERG1   Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach West Yorkshire ERG1  Harrogate Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 1001
  southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 1001      
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 1001
1978 Leeds Eamonn Kentell Click Here 
**NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2501   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2501
  Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 1001
14 Jan 1978 Leeds Adrian Griffith Click Here 
**NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 1001
  Previously listed on eBay   
**NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2501
Nov 1979 Leeds Book-Fleetbook 3   

Diary for AWR401B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1964 Built for:West Yorkshire ERG1   West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach 
3 Oct 1971 Renumbered West Yorkshire 1001    
Feb 1975   Leeds   
1977  West Yorkshire 1001  Rebuild by Willowbrook
Bristol RE - 40 years of service 
 Repaint   Bristol RE - 40 years of service NBC Red/White DP 
Aug 1978 Renumbered West Yorkshire 2501    
Mar 1979   Leeds   
Feb 1981 Withdrawn by:West Yorkshire    
Aug 1981 Sold to:Unidentified Dealer    

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

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