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Bristol RE PWR 859 E

PWR859E was delivered as West Yorkshire's CRG3 during May 1967.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 16632.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece coach (small) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 238.079) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jun 1979.


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 CRG3   Aire Valley Transport Collection Click Here 
 West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach West Yorkshire CRG3 Sep 1970 London rossendalian2013 Click Here 
 NBC Express West Yorkshire 1016 21 Oct 1978 Birmingham bkp550 Click Here 

Diary for PWR859E

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1967 Built for:West Yorkshire CRG3   West Yorkshire Cream/Maroon coach 
3 Oct 1971 Renumbered West Yorkshire 1016    
Feb 1975   York   
By Nov 1978 Repaint West Yorkshire 2505   NBC Red/White DP 
Nov 1978 Renumbered     
Mar 1979   Stored (WY)   
May 1979 Withdrawn by:West Yorkshire    
Jun 1979 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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