GPO Vehicles

Make Leyland
Model Retriever
Body Builder  
Use Stores use
Registration Number JYY 997
Fleet Number (JYY 993 - 998) 1948
Date of picture 1948

 With the continuing shortage of new vehicles after the war, the GPO were forced to purchase second hand, ex military vehicles from the Ministry of Supply to cope with the expansion requirements of telephone services.  This six wheeler is a reconditioned Leyland Retriever fitted with a new cab and new dropside bodywork.

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Last revised: February 02, 2021