GPO Vehicles


Make Morris
Model J Type
Type 10cwt Area Planning and GP Vehicle (Morris)
Body Builder  
Use Area Planning Van
Registration Number NYH 432
Fleet Number Ranges 17054 (NYH 432) 1953 (Utilibus)
U68407 to U68428 (PUL 435 - 456) 1954
U76475 to U76534 (RLB 725 - 784) 1955
U77527 to U77583 (SGH 610 - 666) 1955
U79004 to U79043 (SLO 26 - 65) 1956
U79941 to U79960 (SXH 227 - 246) 1956
U79892 to U79939 (TGC 309 - 356) 1956
Date of picture September 1954

This style of vehicle was the Morris Commercial J or JB Type.  The J Type was produced between 1949 to 1957 and the JB between 1957 and 1961.  The J Type is fitted with a 1476 cc four-cylinder side-valve engine, whilst the JB Type had an overhead valve 1489 cc, BMC B-Series engine.

These GPO vehicles were fitted with front and rear wings made of rubber.
Because of this the headlamps and sidelights are fixed to the side panel.

 



 
 
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