GPO Vehicles

Type Battery powered tractor
Body Builder  
Use Cabling tractor
Registration Number Not used on the road
Fleet Number  
Date of picture 1970

Battery powered four wheeled tractor used in the London cable tunnels.  This vehicle is 18 inches wide and has a draw-bar pull of 1,000lb.  It can reach a top speed of 3mph and runs on batteries supplying 36 volts at 265 Ah, which gives a range of operation of approximately 8 hours.

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