GPO Vehicles


Make Morris
Model LC5
Type 1 ton Utility Vehicle Type 1 (Morris)
Body Builder  
Use Petrol or Diesel - Utility
Registration Number OXN 227
Fleet Number Ranges U66571 to U66710 (OXN 198 - 337) 1954
U68137 to U68254 (PUL 1 - 118) 1954
U68263 to U68372 (PUL 119 - 228) 1954
U68561 to U68626 (PUL 612 - 677) 1954
U76325 to U76474 (RLS 7 - 156) 1955
U76660 to U76883 (RXT 151 - 374) 1955
U79044 to U79118 (SXH 264 - 338) 1956
U79451 to U79620 (SXH 830 - 999) 1956
U79621 to U79889 (TGC 2 - 270) 1956
U80231 to U80387 (TUV 742 - 898) 1957
U82474 to U82473 (YLH 15 - 73) 1959
U82494 to U82495 (YLH 960 - 961) 1959
U82562 to U82611 (YXF 47 - 96) 1960
Date of picture June 1954

General description and facilities
This vehicle has a normal control commercial type cab with seats for one passenger and a driver; additional seating in the box body provides for two or three occasional passengers.  Double rear doors provide access to the separate box body which has fixed interior racking and shelving as well as a near-side low level locker compartment.  A Ladder, Extension, No. 4A may be carried in the racking above the off-side wheel arch and a Ladder, Extension, No. 1 accommodated on a special shelf which has an access trap above the off-side rear door.  Two spindles mounted in the body provide facilities for paying out wire and small cables and a small drop-type table at the forward end of the body provides writing and welfare facilities.  This vehicle is suitable for use by one, two or three-man parties, including maintenance jointers, who require to carry between 15 cwt. and 1 ton of tools and stores.

Taken from - P.O. ENGINEERING INSTRUCTIONS, TOOLS & TRANSPORT, VEHICLES, N 1301 (Issue 1, 17.5.66)

 

 


 
 
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