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Bristol RE AFM 105 B

AFM105B was delivered as Crosville's CRG530 during Jul 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15136.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 222.004) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle is now preserved.
 
 

Photographs

All links to photos shown below are to other Internet sites, all photos will be the copyright of their respective owners.
Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
There may be other photos on the Internet that I cannot show the links for. See 'Useful sites for finding pictures' on the links page.
For pictures in books click on the copyright link for more information.
** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530  Chester Book-Crosville 2  Buy Book 
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG530  Monaco Book-Crosville 2  Buy Book 
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG530  Caernarfon Book-Crosville 2  Buy Book 
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG530 27 Aug 1965 Connahs Quay Book-Crosville U60   
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG530 Dec 1965 Monte Carlo Book-Ian Allan ABC 19   
 NBC Express Crosville CRG530   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG530 1977 Birkenhead Trevorh105 Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG530 23 Apr 1980 Northwich Alistair Holt/Keith Holt Click Here 
 White/Blue Paperlace Morris Dancing Troup   Buckie    
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Integrated Transport Group 0530 Aug 1994 North Anston Robert Tarling Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Integrated Transport Group 0530   Bus Preservation Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Integrated Transport Group 0530  Dinnington ijr65 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
28 Jul 2002 Sandtoft Book-B&C Preservation mag.   
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
20 Oct 2002 North Ansto Bus and Coach Photos Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
2005  Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
1 Jan 2010 Sheffield richardbeaumont35 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
2013  Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
1 Aug 2015 Newcastle under Lyme Martyn Hearson Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved, Rear view 
5 Sep 2015 Chester wdw1998 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved, Rear view 
5 Sep 2015 Llandudno nj47826 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved, Rear view 
27 Mar 2016 Brough DMGBUSES Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved, Rear view 
27 Mar 2016 Kirkby Stephan John Carter Click Here 
     John Carter Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
13 Apr 2016 Newcastle under Lyme Martyn Hearson Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
17 Jul 2016 Alton Ruby Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
16 Sep 2016 Dawlish dlg950 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
17 Sep 2016 Kingsbridge Western Stalwart Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
25 Sep 2016 Donnington RL Buses Click Here 
     Mark Youdan Click Here 
     Will Swain Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG530
   Preserved 
25 Sep 2016 Daresbury haley111 Click Here 


Diary for AFM105B

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Jul 1964 Built for:Crosville CRG530   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Dec 1968   Liverpool   
Jan 1969 Transfer  Bangor   
Jul 1969 Transfer  Llandudno   
Feb 1970   Bangor   
Dec 1972   Aberystwyth   
14 Jul 1974   Aberystwyth Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1976   North Cambrian Division   
Apr 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Oct 1980 Sold to:Paperlace Morris Dancing Troup    
By Jul 1993 Sold to:Pante  Reliable Bristol, 2nd Edition  
By Jul 1994 Sold to:Bate  Reliable Bristol, 4th Edition  
Aug 1994 Sold to:Integrated Transport Group 0530  Rob Sly's site  
By Jun 2006 Sold to:Roberts    
1 Jan 2013 Sold to:Graham  Rob Sly's site  
 Current   Rob Sly's site Crosville Cream/Black (1) 

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



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