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Bristol RE HFM 576 D

HFM576D was delivered as Crosville's CRG576 during May 1966.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15890.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.017) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in 1982.


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.
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** = Black and white photo, otherwise colour.

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG576   Previously listed on eBay   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG576  Manchester    
 NBC Express Crosville CRG576   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG576 23 Nov 1980 Chester gmptemetropolitan Click Here 

Diary for HFM576D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1966 Built for:Crosville CRG576   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Dec 1968   Liverpool   
May 1969 Transfer  Wrexham   
Nov 1969 Transfer  Llanidloes   
Feb 1970   Llanidloes   
1 Mar 1971   Llanidloes Crosville allocation sheet  
14 Jul 1974   Pwllheli Crosville allocation sheet  
Jun 1980   Aberystwyth   
Jul 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
By 1982 Sold to:Stafford Transport Training    

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

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