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Bristol RE AWR 403 B

AWR403B was delivered as West Yorkshire's ERG3 during May 1964.

It had 47 seats, to 'dual purpose' specification, in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14526.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.073) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1978.


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 ERG3  Bradford Neil.DBW31 Click Here 
**West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach West Yorkshire ERG3   Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach West Yorkshire ERG3  Leeds Neil.DBW31 Click Here 
 West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach West Yorkshire ERG3  Leeds Neil.DBW31 Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1003   Terry Stapley Click Here 
**NBC Express West Yorkshire 1003 Sep 1976 Leeds Book-Buses Magazine   

Diary for AWR403B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1964 Built for:West Yorkshire ERG3   West Yorkshire Cream/Red coach 
3 Oct 1971 Renumbered West Yorkshire 1003    
Feb 1975   Leeds   
By Aug 1976 Repaint    NBC Express 
By Aug 1978 Withdrawn by:West Yorkshire    
Sep 1978 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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