1960 Bedford West Sussex
4589 PX 1960 BEDFORD J5 water tender.
Bedford 300 series 6 cyl. 5200cc petrol engine. HCB Angus bodywork & equipment.
Supplied new to West Sussex Fire Brigade, and stationed at Steyning, where it served for 16 years. After a further 2 years at Storrington fire station, it was withdrawn from service and auctioned. It was subsequently sold for scrap, and for 10 years languished in Passey�s scrapyard at Benson before being recovered for preservation.
Picture added on 12 April 2006