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    RGS 598R front nearside
  • RGS 598R

  • 1976 Bedford YMT

  • Engine - Bedford 8.2 litre

  • Gearbox - 5-speed

  • Bodywork - Duple 679/7300

  • Seating - 57

  • Chassis Number - FW454711

RGS 598R front nearside, copyright R DixonThis chassis was the first Bedford to be extended from 11m to 12m by Tricentrol Chassis Developments Ltd of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, and was seen on show in the display park at Earls Court for the 1976 Commercial Motor Show.

RGS 598R front offside,copyright R Dixon
It stayed with Eagre for almost thirteen years until bought by Spratts of Wreningham, Norfolk in 1995.

It was bought for preservation by member Nick Dasey in October 2002.
Author: Richard Dixon


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