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Bristol RE 7286 FM

7286FM was delivered as Crosville's CRG525 during May 1964.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 14483.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 212.063) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

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


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Where no copyright details are shown the photo is known to exist, but is not freely available.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG525   Previously listed on eBay   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG525   Book-BRISTOL RE 40   
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG525  Liverpool Book-Crosville 2  Buy Book 
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG525  London Malcolm Jones Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG525   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG525 21 May 1964 London SCT'61 Website Click Here 
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG525 Jul 1966 Bishops Meadow Robert Chappell Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG525  Manchester    
 NBC Express Crosville CRG525   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG525   southlancs Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG525 28 Aug 1976 Llandudno Alistair Holt/Keith Holt Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG525
30 Oct 1982 Birmingham Malcolm Jones Click Here 

Diary for 7286FM

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1964 Built for:Crosville CRG525   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Dec 1968   West Kirby   
14 Jul 1974   Liverpool Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1976   Merseyside division   
May 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Aug 1980 Sold to:Benson    
By Dec 1982 Sold to:Lamb  Converted to mobile sales showroom  
1 Feb 1983 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: White 
Nov 1985  Lamb ISBN 0 9078 3411 6  Preserved Vehicle Handbook  
By Dec 1985 Withdrawn by:Lamb  Rob Sly's site  

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

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