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UBJ 767, Bedford TA / Carmichael PET
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No: 40133   Contributor:   Year: 2016   Manufacturer: Bedford   Country: United Kingdom
UBJ 767, Bedford TA / Carmichael PET

UBJ767 1956 Bedford TA/Carmichael PET (Pump Emergency Tender) stationed at Normanshurst, Lowestoft. Suffolk & Ipswich Fire Service. Exercise Pylon - Rail Accident Exercise in 1971 at Leiston. One of a small batch originally built and operated as WrTs. These chassis, built as normal control, were converted to semi-forward control by Nevilles of Retford prior to bodying by Carmichael's of Worcester.
Picture added on 23 August 2016 at 16:40
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Have loved this new batch of fascinating B&W "oldies". Makes a change from the endless repeats of modern "boxes". More please !!

Added by Royce Treacher on 24 August 2016.
first 5 seconds I thought this vehicle was ugly but the more I look the more I understand its design, its very sleek, especially for its age

Added by John Macrae on 28 August 2016.
Pleased you like my pics, in those days there was much more variety. More to come that's for certain.

Added by Jerry Hepworth on 07 September 2016.
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