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Bristol RE HFM 573 D

HFM573D was delivered as Crosville's CRG573 during May 1966.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15887.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.007) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle is now preserved.
Crosville Bristol RELH/ECW coach HFM573D
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 
 

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 CRG573  London    
 NBC Express Crosville CRG573 28 Jan 1973  Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Express Crosville CRG573  Charnock Richard vss1x Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG573  Southampton Nigel Frampton Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG573   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG573 18 Aug 1979 Scarborough Alistair Holt/Keith Holt Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
1992 Sandtoft Previously listed on eBay   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
  Ian Trotter Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
1 Jul 2000 Kemble Book-Steve Thorpe   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
2 Jul 2000 Stroud Carl Berry Click here for photograph of HFM573D 
     Book-Preserved Bus Magazine   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved, Rear view 
1 Oct 2000 Birkenhead Book-B&C Preservation mag.   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
30 Apr 2006 Llandudno Niki Abnett Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
14 Oct 2007 Nantwich Wildmoreway Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
14 Oct 2007  nuocca77 Click Here for video 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573  Crewe    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
14 Oct 2007 Bulkeley crisparmour Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573  Wrexham    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
14 Oct 2007 Holt crisparmour Click Here 
     crisparmour Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573  Marchwiel    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
21 Sep 2008 Hanley Alan Smith Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
21 Sep 2008 Barlaston David Beardmore Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
1 May 2011 Llandudno Derek Gorden Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
28 Aug 2011 Glyndyfrdwy Derek Gorden Click Here 
     dlg950 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
15 Dec 2012 Nantwich crisparmour Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
15 Dec 2012  billh35 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
15 Dec 2012 Chester crisparmour Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
15 Dec 2012  billh35 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
15 Dec 2012 Runcorn crisparmour Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG573
   Preserved 
29 May 2016 Hooton Mark Youdan Click Here 


Diary for HFM573D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1966 Built for:Crosville CRG573   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Dec 1968   Birkenhead, Rock Ferry   
Jun 1969 Transfer  Wrexham   
Feb 1970   Wrexham   
1 Mar 1971   Wrexham Crosville allocation sheet  
14 Jul 1974   Wrexham Crosville allocation sheet  
May 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Jul 1980 Sold to:Gatewen Transport Training    
By Apr 1995 Sold to:Channerley  Reliable Bristol, 4th Edition  
 Current   Rob Sly's site Crosville Cream/Black (2) 

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



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