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Bristol RE CWY 500 H

CWY500H was delivered as West Yorkshire's CRL3 during May 1970.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 18177.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-299) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Mar 1981.
West Yorkshire Bristol RELH/ECW coach CWY500H
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach West Yorkshire CRL3  London    
**NBC Express West Yorkshire 2303   Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
**NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2521   Carl Berry Click here for photograph of CWY500H 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2521  Keswick southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2521  Ambleside Mark Bowerbank Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2521   Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2521 Nov 1980 Hammerton St garage bingboy1 Click Here 
 NBC Red/White DP Booth 
   At CF Booth scrapyard 
14 Mar 1981 Aston Adrian Griffith Click Here 

Diary for CWY500H

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1970 Built for:West Yorkshire CRL3  Delivered as CRG19 West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach 
3 Oct 1971 Renumbered West Yorkshire 1033    
Feb 1975   Harrogate   
By Jan 1979 Repaint West Yorkshire 2303   NBC Red/White DP 
Jan 1979 Renumbered     
Mar 1979   York   
By Dec 1979 Renumbered West Yorkshire 2521    
By Feb 1981 Withdrawn by:West Yorkshire  Adrian Griffith  
By Mar 1981 Sold to:Booth  Adrian Griffith  

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

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