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Bristol RE HFM 575 D

HFM575D was delivered as Crosville's CRG575 during May 1966.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15889.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.016) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Nov 1980.
Crosville Bristol RELH/ECW coach HFM575D
Photo copyright: Carl Berry 


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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG575   Carl Berry Click here for photograph of HFM575D 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG575   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG575 7 Apr 1977 Chester Alistair Holt/Keith Holt Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG575 Oct 1978 Blackpool David Russon Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG575 23 Mar 1980 Liverpool Book-Crosville in Colour 1965-1986  Buy Book 

Diary for HFM575D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1966 Built for:Crosville CRG575   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Dec 1968   Liverpool   
May 1969 Transfer  Crewe   
Feb 1970   Crewe   
14 Jul 1974   Crewe Crosville allocation sheet  
Dec 1977   Crewe Crosville Enthusiasts' Club (1967)  
By Sep 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Oct 1980 Sold to:Martin    
Nov 1980 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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