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Mercedes Benz Rescue London Transport WX07 NWF
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No: 31098   Contributor: Jacques Peter   Year: 2011   Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz   Country: United Kingdom
Mercedes Benz Rescue London Transport WX07 NWF

London Transport
Mercedes Benz Rescue tender
London September 2011
Picture added on 08 January 2012 at 12:09
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These have bodywork by John Dennis coach builders (JDC) so are all but fire appliances, or at least rescue tenders with similar lifting jacking and cutting equipment. Based at tube depots like the Jubilee Line depot at Stratford very close to the Olympic Park 2012. By the way London FB are going to have three sponsored BMW Mini country rapid response units in the Olympic park and a couple of Mercedes Ategos at the three extra mini fire stations for 2012.

Added by Peter Williams on 08 January 2012.
This is one of ten - five have single cabs, five have double cabs.

Added by Ian Moore on 09 January 2012.
It was announced recently that these machines are getting blue lights, are to be driven by British Transport police drivers and have new lettering on the front saying police. This is part of the resilience for London for 2012 Olympic period.

Added by Peter Williams on 22 February 2012.
Quite right, Peter.

Added by Ian Moore on 23 February 2012.
1 has already been re-livered into police colours, this includes full Blue & Yellow Batternburg down the side.

Added by Stuart Purves on 23 February 2012.
they were at Exercise Forward Defensive yesterday at the disused Aldwych London Underground station. THe pictures make clear they are police driven and liveried but crewed by London Underground/Tube Lines engineering staff.

Added by Peter Williams on 23 February 2012.
Some of these are in their original livery and some are in the police livery as I have seen both this summer in London. WX07NWB is in police livery.

Added by Peter Williams on 03 November 2012.
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