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Bristol RE EFM 161 H

EFM161H was delivered as Crosville's CRG161 during Mar 1970.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 18138.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-256) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Apr 1983.


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 CRG161  London    
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG161      
 NBC Express Crosville CRG161   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG161 28 Aug 1976 Conwy Alistair Holt/Keith Holt Click Here 
**NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG161   Book-Explore Crosville Country 2  Buy Book 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG161   stuartp1960 Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG161 Oct 1982 Bangor bingboy1 Click Here 

Diary for EFM161H

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Mar 1970 Built for:Crosville CRG161 Liverpool  Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
14 Jul 1974   Pwllheli Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1976   North Cambrian Division   
By Oct 1980 Renumbered Crosville ERG161    
Dec 1980   Dolgellau   
Dec 1982   Bangor   
Feb 1983   Bangor   
Mar 1983 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
By Mar 1983 Sold to:Martin    
23 Apr 1983 Sold to:Goodwin    

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

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