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Bedford  TJ5   &   J2         1999.
Fire Engine Photos
No: 21640   Contributor: Morgan Chapman   Year: 1999   Manufacturer: Bedford   Country: United Kingdom
Bedford TJ5 & J2 1999.

This photo i took when i owned 997 NUO which was in service with Devon Fire Service and next to it is RYC 470F which was in service with Somerset Fire Brigade and both Bodies by HCB Angus.Notice how smaller the wheels are on my one and no cab doors.
Picture added on 20 January 2010 at 09:51
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the older one with 6 stud wheels is a 7.5 ton chassis, the other with 8 stud wheels is over the 7.5 ton up to 14 ton where 10 stud wheels start. looking at the picture I would guess she's 10 ton.

Added by A.j.alexander on 20 January 2010.
RYC470F is I believe a Bedford TJ4L if that is of any help. It was based at Somerton from new in 1968 until early 1981 when I think it became a reserve and finally withdrawn in 1982.

Added by George A'court on 21 January 2010.
997 NUO is a Bedford J2/HCB. Several of these smaller Bedford chassis were manufactured. Anglesey Fire Department had one at Holyhead designated as a HrT. NEY 326 was later allocated to Rhosneigr in the early 1970's when the town started a fire team. On transferral to Gwynedd in 1974 she was further reallocated to Dolgellau and ended her days at Wylfa Nuclear power station on Anglesey. Located in 1995 at a garage in Amlwch, she has since been scrapped and the registration plate transferred onto another vehicle.

Added by Andrew Middleton on 18 July 2010.
999 NUO finished her day's at Trawsfynnydd Nuclear Power station in 1999.

Added by Andy Middleton on 21 June 2012.
see also picture #22673 for a later incarnation of 997.

Added by Peter Williams on 28 November 2015.
Hi andrew middleton. I now own 997nuo. I am now in wiltshire it start it in colyton devon in 1963 from then it had 8 keeper then I now own it from dec 2015 was now on the at the last time it was 2008 year and need £1500 I have just put on her to get her back on the in may 2016 but just to say see was in yard bye the m25 near london which is 97 miles from where I am in Minety in wiltshire.

Added by Alan Lewis on 21 January 2016.
Long shot but I now own ryc470f and any information would be brilliant thanks James Casson Cumbria 07540592553

Added by on 14 February 2017.
RYC 470F was new to station B4 Somerton.

Added by Bristol Bob on 19 February 2017.
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