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Bristol RE CWY 501 H

CWY501H was delivered as West Yorkshire's CRL4 during May 1970.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 18178.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-300) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 1980.


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 CRL4   Book-Bus Fayre   
 West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach West Yorkshire 1034 Aug 1972 Harrogate Grahame Wareham Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 2304 7 Aug 1979 York stuartp1960 Click Here 
**NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2522   Previously listed on eBay   

Diary for CWY501H

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1970 Built for:West Yorkshire CRL4  Delivered as CRG20 West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach 
3 Oct 1971 Renumbered West Yorkshire 1034    
Feb 1975   Harrogate   
Jan 1979 Renumbered West Yorkshire 2304    
By Jan 1979 Repaint    NBC Red/White DP 
Mar 1979   Harrogate   
By Dec 1979 Renumbered West Yorkshire 2522    
Dec 1980 Withdrawn by:West Yorkshire    

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

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