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Henleys of Abertillary, AEC Reliance, WKG 287. | by Renown
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Henleys of Abertillary, AEC Reliance, WKG 287.

More independent charm, This AEC Reliance which had been new to nearby BET subsidiary Western Welsh spent many years, and long past normal retirement working for Henleys Coaches who maintained it in pristine condition. So far as I am aware, the bus had lost it's original AEC 470 engine by this time, it being replaced with the slightly larger and less problematic 'dry linered' AH505 from the same manufacturer. Despite it's age, the bus worked hard in and around the South Wales town of Abertillery ascending and descending some precipitous slopes.

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Taken in March 1984