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May 2001
Yorkshire Coastliner was created by North of England Travel Group to take over its Malton based operations, including the Leeds to East Coast express services, in January 1990.   West Yorkshire Road Car had originally established the brand name in the 1980s, and nowadays it is a separate company within the Blazefield Holdings Group.   It operates a mixture of dual purpose double and single deckers.   Below is a brief history of Yorkshire Coastliner.
Alexander/Olympian 408 (L8YCL) is seen at York in April 1994, heading for Leeds. A Plaxton/Olympian is seen at Peasholm Park in Scarborough in July 94.
West Yorkshire 2572 (KUB546V), a Plaxton/Leopard, is seen at the former Leeds bus station in July 1984. West Yorkshire 2599 (PWT279W), a Willowbrook/Leopard,  on the (843) to Scarborough at the former Leeds bus station in July 1984. West Yorkshire ECW/Olympian 1851 (B519UWW) is seen at a wet Leeds bus station one Sunday in January 1986.
Wright/Volvo 453 (N453HWY) leaves Leeds bus station for Thornton Dale in  August 1997. Plaxton/Tiger 431 (G431MWU) in York on the (840) to Leeds in April 1994.
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