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Bristol RE CWY 502 H

CWY502H was delivered as West Yorkshire's CRL5 during May 1970.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 18179.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-301) was powered by a Leyland 680 engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Dec 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/Maroon coach West Yorkshire CRL5  Harrogate bingboy1 Click Here 
**West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach West Yorkshire CRL5   Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1035 10 Jul 1977 Whitby Bryan A Smith Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 2305 Oct 1978  Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 2305      
**NBC Red/White DP West Yorkshire 2523   Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 

Diary for CWY502H

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1970 Built for:West Yorkshire CRL5  Delivered as CRG21 West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach 
3 Oct 1971 Renumbered West Yorkshire 1035    
Feb 1975   Harrogate   
Oct 1978 Renumbered West Yorkshire 2305    
Mar 1979   Harrogate   
By Dec 1981 Withdrawn by:West Yorkshire    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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