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Bristol RE YHK 729 F

YHK729F was delivered as Tillings Transport's T442 during Apr 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17044.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-129) was powered by a Gardner engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jan 1986.


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Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 NBC Express National Travel South East  1 Mar 1978 Lincoln David Russon Click Here 
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1430 30 Sep 1978 Scunthorpe bkp550 Click Here 
**NBC Express Lincolnshire 1430 Nov 1978 Scunthorpe Book-Buses Magazine   
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1430 24 Jul 1979 Hull Frans Angevaare Click Here 
 NBC Express Lincolnshire 1430 7 Aug 1979 Scunthorpe stuartp1960 Click Here 
 Yellow/Blue Compass       
 Red/White Eynon   Carmarthen asporter2007 Click Here 

Diary for YHK729F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:Tillings Transport T441   Tilling coach livery 
1 Feb 1970 Sold to:Eastern National 412  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
May 1974 Sold to:National Travel South East ISBN 1 8704 8400 2  The Bristol RE - A Family Profile  
Nov 1977 Withdrawn by:National Travel South East    
Aug 1978 Sold to:Lincolnshire 1430   NBC Express 
Dec 1979   Scunthorpe   
Jun 1980   Grimsby   
Sep 1980 Withdrawn by:Lincolnshire    
Nov 1980 Sold to:Crowther (Black Prince)    
Mar 1981 Sold to:Compass    
 Repaint   Mark Stokes Yellow/Blue 
Dec 1983 Sold to:Sykes    
By Feb 1984 Sold to:Eynon    
 Repaint   Mark Stokes Red/White 
Mar 1984 Sold to:West Wales    
Jan 1986 Sold to:Sykes    
30 Jan 1986 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: Red 

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

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