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Dennis ET E1 Broadway Barnsley
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No: 17717   Contributor: Chris Hall   Year: 1988   Manufacturer: Dennis   Country: United Kingdom
Dennis ET E1 Broadway Barnsley

A visit to Doncaster Model Railway Show in 1988, saw an emergency photo stop to this location which is apparently E1 Broadway in Barnsley.
I just had to photograph this as it reminded me of Cleveland's big ET's.
Picture added on 20 June 2009 at 12:21
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This is a Dennis RS133 built by Dennis and delivered to South Yorkshire FB in 1984

Added by Bill on 20 June 2009.
This is a real Et ! i hope she's around for preservation, i'd love to see this on the road .

Added by John Johnstone on 21 June 2009.
It appears to be still around (till 2000 at least), there's a picture of it on a rally field elsewhere on this site.

Added by Chris Hall Teesside. UK. on 22 July 2009.
One of two, Sheffield Central had one too. True ET's, classics.

Added by Andy Fish on 12 December 2017.
see picture #18208. Only crew door on nearside not offside I notice.

Added by Peter Williams on 15 December 2017.
It certainly offered lots of headroom! Almost looks like an open top double-decker bus - apart of course for the quartet of giant blue beacons....

Does anyone know where did the crew sit? Were there tip-up seats along the aisle? Or was it just a two seater?

Added by Rob Johnson on 15 December 2017.
It was quite common for ET's of this era to have a single rear crew cab door. Many were also used as Incident Command Units with the rear crew cab acting as the command centre. The lack of a door gave additional wall space for white boards or nominal roll board storage.

Added by Andy Fish on 20 December 2017.
Rob, I seem to recall that there were rear facing bench seats on the rear crew cab.

Added by Andy Fish on 20 December 2017.
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