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Bristol RE UFM 39 F

UFM39F was delivered as Crosville's CRG39 during Apr 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17036.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-140) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

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

Photographs

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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG39  London    
 NBC Express Crosville CRG39   southlancs Click Here 
**NBC Express Crosville CRG39   Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Express Crosville CRG39 28 Aug 1977 Caernarfon Alistair Holt/Keith Holt Click Here 
 NBC Express South Wales 504  Cardiff Bus Preservation Click Here 
 NBC Express South Wales 504  Merthyr Tydfil Ian Trotter Click Here 
 NBC Express South Wales 504 Mar 1982 Cardiff Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Express South Wales 504 26 Feb 1983 Swansea Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 


Diary for UFM39F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:Crosville CRG39   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Dec 1968   Liverpool   
Feb 1970   Liverpool   
14 Jul 1974   Liverpool Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1976   Merseyside division   
May 1979 Renumbered Crosville ERG39  Crosville Enthusiasts' Club (1967)  
Mar 1980   Rhyl   
Apr 1980 Transfer  Mold   
Sep 1980   Mold   
Oct 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Feb 1981 Sold to:South Wales 504    
Jun 1981 Sold to:   NBC Express 
21 Jul 1981 Transfer  Swansea, Brunswick   
Jun 1982   Swansea, Brunswick   
13 Feb 1984 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: White 
Jun 1984   Stored (SW)   
By Jan 1985 Withdrawn by:South Wales    

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



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