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Bristol RE AFM 106 G

AFM106G was delivered as Crosville's CRG106 during 19 Mar 1969.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17482.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-218) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle is now preserved.

A model of this vehicle was produced by EFE (number 32203),details from http://www.britishmodelbuses.com/ or Buy it on ebay.
Crosville Bristol RELH/ECW coach AFM106G
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 CRG106  Liverpool    
 NBC Express Crosville CRG106  Rhyl    
 NBC Express Crosville CRG106 15 Oct 1978 Blackpool Bryan A Smith Click Here 
**NBC Express Crosville CRG106 Jul 1979 Birmingham Book-Fleetbook 5   
 NBC Express Crosville CRG106  Blaenau Ffestiniog    
 NBC Express Crosville CRG106 1982 Rhyl cliffthemilk Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG106   Book-Crosville 2  Buy Book 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG106  Denbigh    
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG106  Liverpool    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
 Pen y Gwryd Book-Buses Focus Magazine   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106      
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
  Ian Trotter Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
 Saltburn John Law Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
  pityarder Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
  pityarder Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
  Ian Trotter Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG103
   Preserved 
 Cardiff mainline412 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
  Mark Kirk Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved, Rear view 
Nov 1992 Port Sunlight Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
14 Aug 1993 Aberystwyth Book-Crosville Enthusiasts Club   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
14 Aug 1993 Bristol Bristol MW Driver Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
1 May 1994 Halifax Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
25 Jun 1995 Wrexham gmptemetropolitan Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
28 Sep 1997 Warminster Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
Apr 2000 Llandudno Previously listed on eBay   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
Apr 2000 Salzburg, Austria Previously listed on eBay   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
15 Apr 2000 Mank, Austria Book-Preserved Bus Magazine   
     Book-Preserved Bus Magazine   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
15 Apr 2000 Vienna, Austria Book-Preserved Bus Magazine   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
17 Apr 2000 Paris, France Book-Preserved Bus Magazine   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
Jul 2001 Scarborough Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
9 Sep 2001 Warminster Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Runcorn    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
Apr 2004 Speyer, Germany Showbus Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Rhyl    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
8 May 2004 Noordwijk, Holland Frans Angevaare Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Andover    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Crewe    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved, photo by Martyn Banham 
2 Apr 2005 Oxford Oxford Chiltern Bus Page Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
3 Apr 2005 Wisley SCT'61 Website Click Here 
     Colin Oakley Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
     David Beardmore Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
9 Apr 2005 London Book-Crosville Enthusiasts Club   
     Crosville Enthusiasts' Club (1967) Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Oxford    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG103
   Preserved 
May 2005 Skye bedford97 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
May 2005 Oban John Law Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
May 2005 Glasgow John Law Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG103
   Preserved 
May 2005 Stornoway bedford97 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
May 2005 Barra John Law Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Lowerstoft    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Crewe    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
1 Jan 2006 Winchester Richard Stubbings Click Here 
     sn2730 Click Here 
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
        
     swanswell Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
30 Apr 2006 Llandudno Niki Abnett Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
10 Jun 2006 Aberystwyth Book-Crosville Enthusiasts Club   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Dolgellau    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Llanidloes    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
11 Jun 2006 Stroud Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
24 Sep 2006 Duxford Russell Baldock Click Here 
     Showbus Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
10 Mar 2007 London John A King Click Here 
     Russell Baldock Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
7 Apr 2007 Brough Mark Harrington Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Kirkby Stephen    
     Simon Turner Click Here 
     Book-B&C Preservation mag.   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
27 Apr 2007 Speyer, Germany Crosville Enthusiasts' Club (1967) Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
28 Apr 2007 Speyer, Germany Showbus Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
28 Apr 2007 Sinsheim, Germany Nigel Frampton Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
28 Apr 2007 Speyer, Germany lenmidgham Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
7 May 2007 Carnforth bkp550 Click Here 
     bkp550 Click Here 
     Alan J Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Lowerstoft    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
14 Jul 2007  Glaister2011 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
14 Jul 2007 Port Dinorwic Book-Crosville Enthusiasts Club   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Liverpool    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
1 Jan 2008 Winchester Eamonn Kentell Click Here 
     David Mant Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
6 Apr 2008 Wisley Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
     Terry Partridge Click Here 
     Terry Partridge Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  London    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
27 Aug 2008  Ian Trotter Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
2009 Newton Aycliffe bedford97 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
11 Apr 2009  Focus Transport Gallery Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
11 Apr 2009 Kirkby Stephen Simon Turner Click Here 
        
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
11 Apr 2009 Brough John Carter Click Here 
        
     Mark Harrington Click Here 
        
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Manchester    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
20 May 2009 Alnwick SCT'61 Website Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Remich, Switzerland    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Ruti, Switzerland    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Rapperswil, Switzerland    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG106  Interlaken, Switzerland    
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106  Warwick    
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
11 Apr 2010 Wisley Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
4 Jul 2010 Stroud Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
24 Jul 2010 Aberystwyth Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM106G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
17 Oct 2010 Birkenhead Malcolm Jones Click Here 
        
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
22 May 2011 Bristol Derek Gorden Click Here 
     Richard Field Click Here 
     Darren Harris Click Here 
     RL Buses Click Here 
     Bob Brimley Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
25 May 2011 Nailsea Kebab Eater Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106  North Weald    
        
     loughton397 Click Here 
     Graham Walker Click Here 
     Graham Walker Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG103  Coombe Hill    
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG103  Cheltenham    
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG103
   Preserved 
27 May 2012 Cheltenham Richard Field Click Here 
     Transport Illustrated Click Here 
     Richard Field Click Here 
     Cheltonian 1966 Click Here 
        
     Richard Field Click Here 
        
     Richard Field Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
7 Jul 2013 Glyndyfrdwy eaglesnestphotos Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
11 Aug 2013 Bristol Darren Harris Click Here 
     Michael Jefferies Click Here 
     Darren Harris Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
13 Aug 2013 Dover Mark Youdan Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
23 Aug 2013 Hasselt, Belgium Mark Youdan Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
24 Aug 2013 Limburg, Belgium lenmidgham Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
26 Aug 2013 Hasselt, Belgium Mark Youdan Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
26 Aug 2013  Rick2E Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
26 Aug 2013 Dover Mark Youdan Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
3 Nov 2013 Lincoln mattburley Click Here 
     Focus Transport Gallery Click Here 
     dlg950 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
6 Jun 2015 Llandudno Ian Moorcroft Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
15 Jun 2015 Liverpool DMC1947 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
5 Jul 2015 Llangollen Peter Steel Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
19 Sep 2015 Kingsbridge Ken Jones Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
21 Sep 2016 Buxton Mark Youdan Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
25 Sep 2016 Donnington Graham Walker Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
25 Sep 2016 Daresbury haley111 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG106
   Preserved 
25 Sep 2016 Donnington Mark Youdan Click Here 


Diary for AFM106G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
19 Mar 1969 Built for:Crosville CRG106 Birkenhead, Rock Ferry  Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
14 Jul 1974   Birkenhead, Rock Ferry Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1976   Merseyside division   
Mar 1980   Birkenhead, Rock Ferry   
Apr 1980 Transfer  Rhyl   
By Feb 1982 Repaint Crosville ERG106  Crosville allocation sheet NBC Green/White DP 
By Feb 1982 Renumbered   Crosville allocation sheet  
Feb 1982   Rhyl Crosville allocation sheet  
Apr 1982 Transfer  Denbigh   
May 1982 Reinstated     
Aug 1984   Denbigh Crosville allocation sheet  
Nov 1984 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Jul 1985 Sold to:Graham  Rob Sly's site  
By 1992 Repaint Crosville CRG106  Preserved Crosville Cream/Black (2) 
10 Mar 2010 Repaint   Preserved
Carl Berry 
Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
 Current Graham  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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