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Fire Engine Photos
Lincolnshire New Man Appliance
One of the 33 New 57 Plate MAN TG-M 18.240 4X2 appliances with Zeigler bodywork. The engine is a MAN Euro 4, 176Kw (240bhp) 6 cylinder with EGR and auxiliary engine brake. The gearing is a MAN ‘Tip-Matic’ 12-speed automated transmission and its pump is a Rear-mounted Ziegler FPN2000/10HH, fire pump compliant with EN1028, mechanically driven from the PTO and rated to deliver 2000 litres per minute at 10 bars when operating through a 3.0m suction lift.
The above appliance BV57GOJ is a WrL based at Waddington retained station. The difference between the WrL and the WrL/R is that in the water ladder there is only a set of basic spreaders in a locker which is half empty where as the WrL/R has rams and more powerfull spreaders in the same locker. This allows the extra equipment to be able to be slotted in without having to re-arrange locker layouts. enabling a simple 5 minute swap to change from a WrL to a WrL/R.
Picture added on 04 September 2008