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Bristol RE YHK 726 F

YHK726F was delivered as Eastern National's 409 during Apr 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17041.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-126) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in May 1984.
National Travel South East Bristol RELH/ECW coach YHK726F
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 NBC Express National Travel South East  1976 Taunton Carl Berry Click here for photograph of YHK726F 
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1427   Bryan A Smith Click Here 
**NBC Express Lincolnshire 1427 1980 London Book-The Bristol RE  Buy Book 
**Unpainted Harrison   Cardiff    
 White/Red Harrison    Ian Trotter Click Here 
 White/2 Browns Harrison   Dunster Ian Trotter Click Here 

Diary for YHK726F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:Eastern National 409   Eastern National Cream/Green coach 
May 1974 Sold to:National Travel South East ISBN 1 8704 8400 2  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Apr 1977  National Travel South East  Bradley Slater NBC Stock Book 1977  
By Aug 1978 Sold to:Lincolnshire 1427    
Dec 1979   Grimsby   
Apr 1980 Transfer  Gainsborough   
Sep 1980 Withdrawn by:Lincolnshire    
Dec 1980 Sold to:Harrison    
May 1984 Sold to:Ripley    

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

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