GPO Vehicles


Make Commer
Model 2500 (PB) - (PARM and PACM)
Type 15cwt Utility Vehicle Type 3
Body Builder Petrol and Diesel
Use Utility
Registration Number PMG 282E
Fleet Number U117568 to U118187 (PMG 92E - 191E) 1967 (Diesel)
U232809 to U233983 (PMG 192E - 367E) 1967 (Petrol)
Date of picture July 1967

General description and facilities
This vehicle is a commercial forward control van with both rear and near-side access to the vehicle body.  It is equipped internally with fixed aluminium open bin type racking for the accommodation of tools and stores and has an aluminium roof rack suitable for carrying a ladder with a maximum un-extended length of 14 ft. In addition, a Ladder, Extension, No. 4A or 5 may be carried on the top of the interior off-side racking.  A third seat is provided in the vehicle cab for use by a trainee or occasional passenger\only.  The vehicle is intended for use by one or two man parties who require to carry between 5 cwt. and 15 cwt. of tools and stores.  The towing capacity is sufficient for towing a trailer tool cart or a Trailer, Cable Drum, No. 2.  On no account may these vehicles be used for Parties whose regular size exceeds two men.

Taken from - P.O. ENGINEERING INSTRUCTIONS, TOOLS & TRANSPORT, VEHICLES, N 1223 (Issue 1, 5.7.68)
 




 

 
 

 
 
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