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Basingstoke Bronto on display
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No: 8913   Contributor: Richard Culham   Year: 1997   Manufacturer: Volvo   Country: United Kingdom
Basingstoke Bronto on display

Hampshires' Basingstoke Bronto and pump prior to carrying out a display at the milestones museam in Basingstoke. Apparently the bronto is up for sale soon!!!
Picture added on 30 June 2008
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Why do Hampshir F&R Services appliances always seem to have amber lenses towards the middle of the lightbars and have them illuminated when the blue lights are flashing? I thought that they were just an addidtion to the standard vehicle hazard lights- can anyone shed any light on the matter? (No pun intended)!!

Added by Paul Hillstead on 26 February 2009.
They are used to make the vehicles more visable when on the road. The Amber lights do work really well!
Richard, I see this picture was taken in 2008 and the appliance is still in service, allthough it is now 12 years old and due for replacement along with it's sister appliance based at Redbride.

Added by David Jones on 01 October 2010.
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