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Leyland TL GLW422 at the Tyne Tees Rally 1983.
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No: 18378   Contributor: Chris Hall   Year: 1983   Manufacturer: Leyland   Country: United Kingdom
Leyland TL GLW422 at the Tyne Tees Rally 1983.

Here's another view of GLW, this time at the Gypsy Green Stadium in South Shields Tyne and Wear. From this side, you can easily see it's origins as a PSV Chassis.I havn't seen this for a few years now, some information would be welcome.
Picture added on 17 July 2009 at 19:03
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Chris,some of us old-timer's will never tire of seeing these classics from the past(I can't remember them,I'm far to young),so clean the dust off,polish them up and send more in please mate.

Added by Pete Matten on 17 July 2009.
Hi Chris, i now own GLW 422 and it is undergoing restoration as it had stood for many years, nothing major just a good polish and service. I have posted a pic on here, Do you have any other photos?

Added by James Jones on 17 July 2009.
Hi James, glad to hear of it's survival. There are three of my pictures of this machine on this site, I have a couple more of it waiting to be digitalised. I don't remember seeing it after 1985.

Added by Chris Hall Teesside. UK. on 18 July 2009.
There is a some nice footage on the British Pathe site from the NFS days of GLW415 at the Docklands Fire Station. If you go to the site and search for A CLASROOM FILM - THE FIREMAN you should find it. Alo shows a couple of other appliances believe its the same station where Londons Burning was filmed.

Added by Paul Pickford on 11 December 2011.
Yes you are right Paul, I have just watched the mentioned film and it is indeed E34 Dockhead A.K.A B25/E44 Blackwall

Added by Sean Griffiths on 11 December 2011.
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