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ERF 84RF/ERF Firefighter WrL Cheshire Fire Brigade
Fire Engine Photos
No: 23980   Contributor: Andrew Middleton   Year: 1988   Manufacturer: ERF   Country: United Kingdom
ERF 84RF/ERF Firefighter WrL Cheshire Fire Brigade

Further to the debate on Cheshire's Day-glo fire engines, here's CTU after her respray on the run at Ellesmere Port as a spare on 12/6/88. All of Cheshire's ERF based fire appliances had Rolls-Royce RB61 engines.
Picture added on 05 July 2010 at 09:24
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The original 1966 ERF pump escape for Newcastle and Gateshead had a Perkins V8 diesel, as did most of their Snorkels, although the one for Darlington had a locally built Cummins.

Diesel powered water tenders followed a year later, and these Rolls-Royce petrol engined units were included in the line up subsequently - because some authorities still just did not want to buy any diesels.

Added by Rob Johnson on 17 October 2017.
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