GPO Vehicles


Make Ford
Model Transit
Type 15cwt Utility Vehicle Type 3 (Ford)
Body Builder Martin Walter
Use Utility (petrol)
Registration Number PMG 89E
Fleet Number U232221 to U232717 (NMG 503E - 999E) 1967
U232718 to U232808 (PMG 1E - 91E) 1967
U242198 (SGW 431F) 1968
U242199 to U242828 (SGX 1F - 630F) 1968
U242829 to U243197 (WHV 1G - 369G) 1968
Date of picture September 1967

General description and facilities
This vehicle is a commercial forward control van in the Ford Transit' range. It has rear and side access to the vehicle body. It is equipped internally with 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 unextended length of 14 ft. In addition, a Ladder, Extension, No. 4A or 5 can be carried on the vehicle floor beneath the 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 1224 (Issue 1, 18.7.68)





 

 
 
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