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Bristol RE YHK 725 F

YHK725F was delivered as Eastern National's 408 during Apr 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17040.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-120) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jul 1993.

A model of this vehicle was produced by EFE (number 33801),details from or Buy it on ebay.
Silver Star Bristol RELH/ECW coach YHK725F
Photo copyright: Lady Wulfrun 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Tilling coach livery Eastern National 408
   On hire to Tilling 
  Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**Eastern National Cream/Green coach Eastern National 408   Previously listed on eBay   
**NBC Express Eastern National 408 Jun 1973 Basildon Book-Classic Bus magazine   
**NBC Express National Travel South East   Catford John Law Click Here 
 White Silver Star  24 May 1978 Caernarfon David Jones Click Here 
     David Jones Click Here 
 White/Yellow Silver Star 6  Caernarfon southlancs Click Here 
 White/Yellow Silver Star 6 1982 Bontnewydd John Law Click Here 
 White/Yellow Silver Star 6 21 Oct 1989 Caernarfon Lady Wulfrun Click here for photograph of YHK725F 

Diary for YHK725F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:Eastern National 408   Eastern National Cream/Green coach 
May 1974 Sold to:National Travel South East ISBN 1 8704 8400 2  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Jan 1978 Withdrawn by:National Travel South East    
Feb 1978 Sold to:Ensign    
By Apr 1978 Sold to:Ashville College  Lady Wulfrun  
By 1 May 1978 Sold to:Silver Star    
 Repaint   southlancs White/Yellow 
27 Feb 1984 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: White 
By Feb 1991 Withdrawn by:Silver Star  TAG Fleet Index, Wales  
Jul 1993    Reliable Bristol, 2nd Edition  

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

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