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Bristol RE UFM 37 F

UFM37F was delivered as Crosville's CRG37 during Apr 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17034.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-138) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in Jun 1984.
Crosville Bristol RELH/ECW coach UFM37F
Photo copyright: Ken Evans 


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   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG37 11 Jul 1970 Aberystwyth Ken Evans Click here for photograph of UFM37F 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG37 3 Jan 1972 Cardiff Mike Street Click Here 
 Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG37   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG37   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG37 8 Aug 1979 Betwys y Coed David Adams Click Here 
 NBC Express Crosville CRG37 21 Sep 1980 Llandudno Book-B&C Preservation mag.   
 NBC Express South Wales 503  Cardiff Bus Preservation Click Here 
 NBC Express South Wales 503   Ian Trotter Click Here 
 NBC Express South Wales 503 16 Apr 1982 London    

Diary for UFM37F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:Crosville CRG37   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Dec 1968   Liverpool   
Feb 1970   Liverpool   
14 Jul 1974   Liverpool Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1976   Merseyside division   
Mar 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Apr 1980 Reinstated Crosville CRG37 Caernarvon   
Sep 1980   Chester   
Oct 1980 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Feb 1981 Sold to:South Wales 503    
Jun 1981 Repaint    NBC Express 
21 Jul 1981 Transfer  Swansea, Brunswick   
Jun 1982   Swansea, Brunswick   
1 Jul 1983 Last recorded by DVLA  Base colour: White 
Aug 1983 Withdrawn by:South Wales    
Jun 1984 Sold to:Ripley    

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

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