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Bristol RE AFM 111 G

AFM111G was delivered as Crosville's CRG111 during 1 May 1969.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17487.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-223) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle is now preserved.

A model of this vehicle was produced by EFE (number 99707),details from http://www.britishmodelbuses.com/ or Buy it on ebay.
Crosville Bristol RELH/ECW coach AFM111G
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 (2) Crosville CRG111  High Wycombe Book-Preserved Bus Magazine   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111   bryanb27m4 Click Here 
**NBC Express Crosville CRG111 Nov 1972  Book-Crosville Fleet List 1972/73   
 NBC Express Crosville CRG111   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG111  Dumfries    
**NBC Express Crosville CRG111   Book-Crosville 2  Buy Book 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG111 31 Dec 1973 Chester Alistair Holt/Keith Holt Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG111 11 Jul 1977 Chester Frans Angevaare Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111  Llangynog    
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111   Ian Trotter Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111  Welshpool southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111  Oswestry tipperman Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111 Jul 1981 Llandudno Mark Prescott Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111 1982 Manchester Ian Tompkins Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111 1983 Shrewsbury Phillip White Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111 27 Sep 1983 Oswestry Stephen Monaghan Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111 27 Jun 1984 Oswestry vincentminto Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111
   Preserved 
  acd40 Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111
   Preserved 
18 Aug 1985 Blackpool Jonathan Greenwood Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111
   Preserved 
8 Oct 1989 Kidderminster Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM111G 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111
   Preserved 
26 Jul 1992 Sandtoft essonne.image Click Here 
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM111G 
     David Beardmore Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG111
   Preserved 
22 Aug 1993 Bristol David Mant Click here for photograph of AFM111G 
 White Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
 Greenfields slipperywhenwet Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
1 May 1999 Llandudno Book-Preserved Bus Magazine   
        
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111  Southport    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
6 May 2001 Llandudno Book-B&C Preservation mag.   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111  Warrington    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
5 Oct 2003 Birkenhead    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
2004 Preston John Law Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
2 May 2004 Llandudno Merfyn Jones Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
3 May 2004 Llandudno Book-B&C Preservation mag.   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111  Duxford    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
26 Sep 2004  Trevorh105 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved, Rear view 
30 Apr 2005 Llandudno David Beardmore Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111  Blackpool    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
4 Sep 2005 Manchester Ian Simpson Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111  Duxford    
     Carl Berry Click here for photograph of AFM111G 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
2 Oct 2005 Birkenhead DMC1947 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111  Rhyl    
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
30 Apr 2006 Llandudno Niki Abnett Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
Jul 2008 Blackpool Book-B&C Preservation mag.   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
16 Apr 2011 Flint taff in a daf Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
Oct 2011 Flint dlg817 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
13 Oct 2011 Flint ron hughes Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
26 Feb 2013 Flint dlg817 Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG111
   Preserved 
29 May 2016 Hooton Park Andrew Barnett Click Here 
     Trevorh105 Click Here 


Diary for AFM111G

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
1 May 1969 Built for:Crosville CRG111 Chester  Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
By Oct 1972 Repaint   Crosville Fleet List 1972/73 NBC Express 
14 Jul 1974   Chester Crosville allocation sheet  
1976   Chester   
Mar 1980 Renumbered Crosville ERG111    
Dec 1980   Chester   
May 1981   Chester Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1981   Wrexham Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1981   Oswestry Crosville allocation sheet  
Feb 1982   Oswestry Crosville allocation sheet  
Nov 1982   Heswall   
Dec 1982 Transfer  Chester   
Aug 1984   Oswestry Crosville allocation sheet  
Jan 1985 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Mar 1985 Sold to:Bate    
Mar 1998 Sold to:Downs  Rob Sly's site  
 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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