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Bedford
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No: 1848   Contributor: Andrew Wright   Year: 2006   Manufacturer: Bedford   Country: United Kingdom
Bedford

A derelict water tender probably EX Irish, now on Anglesey, Wales, UK.
Picture added on 04 January 2007
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This is an ex Northenr Ireland Fire Brigade Bedford TK1260 with Alexander bodywork. It was bought by NIFB in 1980 & was stationed at Ballycastle Fire Station. It was replaced by a Dennis SS237 in 1993 became a reserve appliance. I it is listed as being sold by NIFB in 1995.

Added by Bryan Sweeney on 05 January 2007.
Thank you for that Bryan, sometimes a bit about them makes it more interesting.

Added by Andrew Wright on 05 January 2007.
hi
any one tell me where this engine is now
and where the picture was taken
many thanks
davy

Added by Davy on 07 July 2008.
I may be wrong but the bodywork looks very much like Alexanders of bus fame , they made some similar for the fife fire brigade some years back , they have a factory in Falkirk and they had one in northern ireland but am unsure if they still make fire appliances.

Added by Alan Ramsay on 27 September 2014.
The cab also looks a lot like the HCB-Angus CSV, or "Crew Safety Vehicle", but it is not clear if this was designed to be safer, or whether it was just a styling resemblance.

Added by Rob Johnson on 06 February 2019.
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