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Bedford RL / Wilsdon WrT
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No: 40139   Contributor:   Year: 2016   Manufacturer: Bedford   Country: United Kingdom
Bedford RL / Wilsdon WrT

1959 Bedford RL 4X4 Water Tender, Cambridgeshire & Isle of Ely Fire Brigade. Photographed at Wisbech Fire Station (then in the town centre)early 1970s.
Picture added on 07 September 2016 at 08:45
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for a rear view of a sister appliance see picture #20607

Added by Peter Williams on 07 September 2016.
Cambridgeshire had a love affair with RLs around this time, operating both a unique RL ET and an RL water carrier out of the Cambridge city station as well as several WTs like this one at outlying stations. The ET is on this site, and may be the only full sized 4X4 ET operated by any UK city or county brigade, apart from a few smaller Land-Rovers and old ex-WD Humbers.

Added by Rob Johnson on 08 September 2016.
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