GPO Vehicles


Make Morris
Model Minor Series III
Type Minor Van Type 3 (BMC)
Body Builder Petrol
Use External Maintenance
Registration Number 2 FUU
Fleet Number Ranges U80071 to U80230 (TUV 495 - 654) 1957
U80401 to U80900 (UXH 418 - 917) 1957
U80915 to U81033 (UXV 714 - 832) 1957
U81034 to U81222 (VUC 1 - 189) 1958
U81223 to U81931 (WLA 1 - 709) 1958
U81933 to U82414 (YLB 1 - 503) 1959
U83228 to U83278 (YXF 900 - 950) 1960
U84390 to U84508 (881 - 999 BLE) 1960
U84509 to U84725 (1 - 217 BLE) 1960
U85280 to U85461 (416 - 597 BLE) 1961
U85462 to U85771 (1 - 310 BXY) 1961
U86516 to U86775 (29 - 288 CLB) 1961
U88133 to U88165 (840 - 872 DXV) 1962
U88191 to U88198 (906 - 913 CXV) 1962
U95383 to U95408 (889 - 914 EXU) 1962
U88509 to U88799 (1 - 291 FUU) 1963 - 5cwt
MU88800 to MU89333 (292 - 825 FUU) 1963 - 6 cwt
MU95998 to MU96597 (1 - 600 GPO) 1963
MU96605 to MU96754 (736 - 885 GPO) 1963
Date of picture March 1963

General description and facilities
This van supersedes and is interchangeable with Minor Vans Types 1 and 2. The cab has two seats to accommodate one passenger and the driver and.-is separated from the vehicle body by a wire-mesh partition. A roof ladder rack is provided for the transport of a Ladder, Extension, No. 4A or 5. Steps, Folding, 5-tread may also be carried within the body immediately under the roof of the vehicle, using the securing straps. The standard vehicle is fitted with two internal racks (unit A), one either side of the body, for the accommodation of tools and stores. Additional racks (units B and C) are available and may be mounted above the unit A racks. The vehicle is intended for use on duties that normally require one man only and where the weight of tools and stores to be carried does not exceed 5 cwt. If however a passenger is carried, the vehicle load must not exceed 4 cwt.
 
Taken from - ENGINEERING INSTRUCTIONS, TOOLS & TRANSPORT, VEHICLES N1003 (Issue 1, 1.6.67)
 

Note no split windscreen, no side trim or Morris roundel on bonnet.
The windscreen wipers are now located under the screen and the vehicle has flashing indicators on the sides of the roof

 


 
 
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