Illustrated History for WHW374H

Chassis: RELH4/306 Body: ECW 18766 Series 2 Engine: Leyland O680 Configuration: DP49F
Status: Preserved     Last Reported: 7/2022

Last updated : July 4th 2022 (brought up-to-date)

6/1993 - current Stroud RE Group (for further preservation). Achieved Class VI MOT, 6/2007. Repainted in City of Gloucester NBC blue and white livery, c3/2011. Repainted in Tilling green and cream dual purpose livery, 6/2022
6/1992 - 6/1993 C1119 Preservation Group, Stroud (for preservation)
1/1990 - 6/1992 United Provincial (Pennine Blue), Denton. To service, 10/1/1990. Withdrawn by 9/1991. Used for spares, by 4/1992
12/1986 - 1/1990 Ward Jones, High Wycombe
4/1986 - 12/1986 Easton's Coaches, Brandiston
8/1985 - 4/1986 Smith (YC Travel), Norwich
4/1984 - 8/1985 Phelps, Joyce, Wilson & Marshall, Kingswood (for preservation)
9/1983 - 4/1984 Cheltenham & Gloucester Omnibus Company Ltd. 2062. Withdrawn 12/1983
6/1970 - 9/1983 Bristol Omnibus Company Ltd. 2062

WHW374H in 2022
Renovated and restored in Tilling green and cream in 2022

Photo : Dave Bickley
WHW374H in 2011
Never carried in service, 2062 received this blue livery in 2011 in homage to GHY132K which was the only RE to do so

Photo : Chris Stewart

WHW374H in 2005
June 2005 following a reapplication of NBC dual-purpose livery

Photo : Mike Ede

WHW374H in 2000
Seen in 2000 preserved in Tilling green and cream livery

Photo : Graham Walker

Being picked up from Pennine Blue for entry into preservation for the second time

Photo : Stroud RE Group

During its first period in preservation, with Bristol fleetnames painted out

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Working out of Gloucester depot leaving the Bus Station for Dursley on the 537 service

Photo : Busspotter

Accident damaged at Lawrence Hill depot, Bristol, June 1975

Photo : Andy Mitchell


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