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Bristol RE EFM 162 H

EFM162H was delivered as Crosville's CRG162 during 1 Mar 1970.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 18139.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-257) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Sep 1985.


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 CRG162  London Skidmarks_1 Click Here 
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG162 1972  Book-History of Crosville  Buy Book 
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG162 9 Jun 1972 Ellesmere Port Book-Crosville U82   
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG162 6 Sep 1972 Birkenhead Book-Crosville 2  Buy Book 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG162   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG162 2 Jun 1978 St Helens Book-Crosville Enthusiasts Club   
 NBC Express Crosville CRG162 9 Jul 1978 Coventry David Russon Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG162  Corwen Sou'wester Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG162  Oswestry Phillip White Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG162 2 Jul 1983 Oswestry Book-Crosville Enthusiasts Club   
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG162 22 Oct 1983 Overton Steve Thorpe Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG162 Sep 1984 Treceiriog Book-Buses Yearbook 1997   

Diary for EFM162H

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
1 Mar 1970 Built for:Crosville CRG162 Liverpool  Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
9 Jun 1972  Crosville CRG162  Operated first Northbound service X18
Crosville Enthusiasts' Club (1967) 
14 Jul 1974   Liverpool Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1976   Merseyside division   
By Mar 1980 Renumbered Crosville ERG162    
Mar 1980   Wrexham   
Apr 1980 Transfer  Corwen   
Dec 1980   Corwen   
Dec 1982   Oswestry   
29 Apr 1984 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: White 
Aug 1984   Oswestry Crosville allocation sheet  
By Jul 1985 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
By Aug 1985 Sold to:Martin    
By Sep 1985    Broken up for scrap   

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

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