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Bristol RE UFM 40 F

UFM40F was delivered as Crosville's CRG40 during Apr 1968.

It had 47 coach seats in it's Eastern Coachworks body, number 17037.
When built it was fitted with a 2 piece bus (raised) destination panel and a bus type door. (Illustrations)
Its chassis (number RELH-4-141) was powered by a Gardner 6HLX engine.

This vehicle no longer exists, it was last recorded in May 1981.

A model of this vehicle was produced by Graham Farish (number 379-531),details from or Buy it on ebay.


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

   Livery Owner Date Location Photo copyright Photo link
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG40   Previously listed on eBay   
 Crosville Cream/Black (1) Crosville CRG40 Dec 1968 Chester Book-Heyday of Crosville   
**Crosville Cream/Black (2) Crosville CRG40  Birkenhead    
**NBC Express Crosville CRG40 Jan 1974  Book-Crosville Fleet List 1974   
 NBC Express Crosville CRG40   Rob Sly's site Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG40   Peter Horrex Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG40  Oldham David Beilby Click Here 
 NBC Green/White DP Crosville ERG40  Northwich creweboy Click Here 

Diary for UFM40F

Date Event Owner Number Allocation Details Livery
Apr 1968 Built for:Crosville CRG40   Crosville Cream/Black (1) 
Dec 1968   Liverpool   
Jan 1969 Transfer  Birkenhead, Rock Ferry   
Feb 1970   Birkenhead, Rock Ferry   
By Jan 1974 Repaint   Crosville Fleet List 1974 NBC Express 
14 Jul 1974   Birkenhead, Rock Ferry Crosville allocation sheet  
Oct 1976   Merseyside division   
By Dec 1979 Renumbered Crosville ERG40    
Dec 1980   Northwich   
Jan 1981   Northwich   
Feb 1981 Withdrawn by:Crosville    
Feb 1981 Sold to:Martin    
May 1981 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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