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Bristol RE HFM 579 D

HFM579D was delivered as Crosville's CRG579 during May 1966.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15893.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.030) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Nov 1980.


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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 CRG579   Previously listed on eBay   
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG579 1968 Chester Book-Heyday of Crosville   
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG579 24 Dec 1968 Cardiff Mike Street Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG579 13 Jul 1977 Rhyl Alistair Holt/Keith Holt Click Here 

Diary for HFM579D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
May 1966 Built for:Crosville CRG579   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Dec 1968   Liverpool   
Sep 1969 Transfer  Chester   
Feb 1970   Chester   
14 Jul 1974   Llandudno Junction Crosville allocation sheet  
By Apr 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
May 1980 Sold to:Bristol Omnibus  For spares recovery  
Oct 1980 Sold to:Barraclough    
Nov 1980    Broken up for scrap   

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

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