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Bristol RE HFM 580 D

HFM580D was delivered as Crosville's CRG580 during Apr 1966.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 15894.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a coach type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number 232.071) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

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


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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 (2) Crosville CRG580  Manchester Book-Crosville 2  Buy Book 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG580   Previously listed on eBay   
 NBC Express Crosville CRG580   Rob Sly's site Click Here 

Diary for HFM580D

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1966 Built for:Crosville CRG580   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Jan 1969 Transfer  Liverpool   
Feb 1970   Liverpool   
14 Jul 1974   Crewe Crosville allocation sheet  
Dec 1977   Crewe Crosville Enthusiasts' Club (1967)  
Aug 1980   Crewe   
Sep 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Oct 1980 Sold to:Martin    
Feb 1981 Sold to:Silcox    
By Jun 1982 Withdrawn by:Silcox    

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

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